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The Serenum Space VAC02 ADCS is a plug and plays attitude determination and control system (ADCS) solution designed for space applications. It is designed for CubeSats with 1U to 6U form factors. It is equipped with three reaction wheels, three magnetorquers as actuators, six sun sensors, two magnetometers, and three gyroscopes as sensors. VAC02 also consists of a Cortex-M7 computer and can be modified to handle CubeSats with a form factor up to 16U.

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Last updated: 2022-05-27




lead time
8 wk
total mass
424.3 g (central unit: 414.4 g, external magnetometer: 9.9 g)
27 mm
94 mm
94 mm
supply voltage1
5.0 V
8.0 V
power consumption
375 mW (idle)
960 mW (nominal)
peak power
1400 mW
maximum torque
0.2 mN m (per axis)
maximum momentum storage
0.6 mN m s (per axis)
pointing accuracy
relative (jitter): 0.15° @ 1 σ
absolute (including jitter): 0.45°
magnetic moment
0.24 A m^2 (X/Y axes)
0.17 A m^2 (Z axis)
data interface
CubeSat Space Protocol
radiation tolerance
36 krad
expected lifetime
3 yr

1. Depending on motor type.


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