July 22, 2020
Space BD’s first i-SEEP project: iSIM
SATLANTIS successfully received the images from iSIM attached on
the ISS Kibo external platform for its In-Orbit Demonstration
Tokyo- Space BD Inc., the leading space startup in Japan that provides access to space using the International Space Station (ISS) Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo” and rideshares on Japan’s flagship launch vehicle “H3”, announced that their customer, SATLANTIS MICROSAT S.L. successfully received about 20,000 images from the Integrated Standard Imager for Microsatellites (iSIM) on IVA-Replaceable Small Exposed Experiment Platform (i-SEEP), the external platform attached outside of Kibo since June 2020.
The image of Huelva (South Spain) from iSIM. Inside of squares shows before and after super resolution.（Image is from SATLANTIS）
Space BD has been working on the integration of iSIM on i-SEEP since February 2019, providing one-stop support to SATLANTIS for all matters, including scheduling the launch and IOD opportunities, safety reviews following the environmental test results, and support for administrative procedures for SATLANTIS to achieve IOD on the ISS. Space BD will continue its commitment to the project to ensure successful mission completion.
Previous press releases for this project
December 17, 2019
Space BD completed the prelaunch technical integration and handover process of In-Orbit Demonstration mission for SATLANTIS’optical payload The first international project for ISS Kibo external demonstration platform i-SEEP
The original news of SATLANTIS can be found in this link.
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About Space BD
Space BD delivers the optimum plan to transport things to Space for customers aiming to launch satellites or perform experiments in the space environment. As the strategic partner of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the company provides one-stop support from technical coordination to launch execution and operations support using reliable space assets such as the ISS Kibo module and Japan's flagship launch vehicle H3.
Furthermore, Space BD has expertise in new business and project creation to explore new possibilities of space utilization and open up Space to other industry sectors. Since its foundation in 2017, Space BD has been pursuing its mission to accelerate the industrialization of Space by incubating various businesses around "Space." Their business activities include leadership training program based on the training program for astronauts, and capacity-building in developing countries. The company will continue to expand the scope of the space industry around the world.
Space BD is selected for
JAXA’s first commercial service initiative!
Selected as the commercial operator for the satellite deployment service on the Japanese “Kibo” module on the ISS
Space BD is selected for the second consecutive
time for JAXA’s commercial service operator!
Selected as the single commercial provider for the utilization of the IVA-replaceable Small Exposed Experiment Platform (i-SEEP) by JAXA.
Space BD is selected for the third consecutive time as JAXA's commercial service provider!
Selected as the exclusive service provider for the piggyback satellite launch opportunities using H-IIA and H3 launch vehicles.
Space BD runs the first Japanese platform website “Space for space” for space utilization!