The NPC Spacemind ARTICA Deorbiting System is a passive de-orbiting system designed for CubeSats. The system is designed to allow the integration of sensors and devices on the bottom/up surface. The system deploys a sail of 2.1m2 and is designed to be completely stand alone in order to provide its functionality even in presence of satellite failure. ARTICA is designed to be mounted onboard the CubeSat.

Key features

  • Stand alone Plug&Play system
  • Low mass, low volume device
  • > 2 sqm drag sail
  • Suitable for 1 U
  • Easy adaptable structural interface
  • Autonomous kill switches integrated

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Last updated: 2022-04-27

ARTICA Deorbiting System




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