iSIM-90 is the lightest and most compact optical payload of the iSIM family. It has been purposefully designed to fit 12U/16U CubeSat platforms, while keeping a high performance to mass ratio.

The payload includes the optical front-end as well as state-of-the-art CMOS matrix detectors and an electronics subsystem for payload management and control.

With a total mass below 6kg, iSIM-90 can achieve a GSD <2m from an altitude of 500km. It covers the Visible & Near InfraRed (VNIR) spectral range, offering both panchromatic and multispectral capabilities according to the user's needs.

The optomechanics is configurable to provide single or dual channel, for more spectral bands and more swath.

The Super Resolution algorithm developed by SATLANTIS can improve the spatial resolution by a factor of at least 2.5 and match the GSD to the instrument's GRD.

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Last updated: 2021-04-28




< 6 kg
308 mm
216 mm
115 mm
power consumption
17 W + heating
ground sample distance
< 2 m @ 500 km
13 km @ 500 km
26 km @ 500 km
spectral band
number of spectral bands
data storage1
500 GB

1. Upgradable on request


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