Summary

The Sodern HYDRA-M is a star tracker designed for space applications. It is a star track with multiple heads optimized for low mass and power consumption.

It consists of two optical heads connected to one electronic unit with up to 8 m long cable.

HYDRA-M also has lenses made of radiation-hardened glasses as well as a HAS-2 (CMOS) detector without a thermo-electric cooler. It also consists of baffle protection for direct sun and earth illumination.

Flight heritage

The Sodern HYDRA-M system has achieved flight heritage since 2019.

Disclaimer: satsearch is not responsible for any mistakes on this page, although we do our best to ensure correctness. Please report any mistakes to us.

Last updated: 2022-09-08

Downloads

Export

Submit your request


Request details

The more information you can provide the better.


Personal Information

Submitting your information allows us to get in touch with you once we get a response from the supplier.

Please select one of the following:

Would you like to subscribe to our newsletter?

Requests that are submitted through satsearch are anonymously posted to our leads page.

from our blog

Go to blog

Star trackers: the cutting edge celestial navigation products available on the global space marketplace

Optical payloads for small satellites: a sector overview

Optical communications for small satellites and CubeSats - product roundup