S3 Smart Sun Sensor

Overview

S3 (Smart Sun Sensor) is a two axes solar sensor based on an Active Pixel Sensor (APS) detector. S3 has been optimized for the commercial market of Earth Observation satellites and, thanks to the intrinsic radiation hardness of the detector, for the GEO Telecommunication spacecraft.

Specifications

Component Type
Sun Sensor
Form Factor
SmallSat
Vendor
Leonardo
Dry Mass
0.33 kg
Average Power
0.7 W
Heritage
Yes
Status
In Production