Nano-Satellite Company Aquila Space Partners with Crystal Instruments and Sentek Dynamics for Prototype Testing

Nano-satellite developer Aquila Space has formed a strategic partnership with Crystal Instruments and Sentek Dynamics to test a prototype of its three-spectral-band imager, the primary payload of a 6U CubeSat scheduled to launch at the end of 2015.

The imager, comprised of three cameras which capture pictures of the earth from space, was subjected to vibration tests including a Resonance Survey, Sine Sweep, and Random Vibration affixed to Sentek Dynamics' 50 kN shaker controlled by Crystal Instruments’ Spider-80X Vibration Test Controller.

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