EPIC-12U-CubeSat-Platform

EPIC 12U

Our EPIC 12U platforms are our most capable spacecraft; able to accommodate larger payloads with more demanding needs for power, pointing and data delivery. This class of EPIC spacecraft is also available in 16U form factor.

EPIC-6U-CubeSat-Platform

EPIC 6U

Our EPIC 6U platforms provide an excellent option for increased payload volume without wildly increasing launch costs. What's more, they are flight proven and highly capable.

EPIC-3U-CubeSat-Platform

EPIC 3U

The 3U CubeSat is the most flown CubeSat form factor in history, and our EPIC 3U provides industry leading capability for a multitude of applications, including Internet of Things and Earth Observation.

EPIC-1U-CubeSat-Platform

EPIC 1U

The original CubeSat form factor proves that big applications can come in small packages. Our EPIC 1U platforms are perfect for tech demo and teaching, as well as many commercial and government applications.

Product Comparison

EPIC 12U EPIC 6U EPIC 3U EPIC 1U
Payload Volume (min) 9U 4.5U 2 U 0.3U
Peak Payload Power 240 W 120W 60 W 15 W
Power Bus VBAT 3.3V, 5V and 12V VBAT 3.3V, 5V and 12V VBAT 3.3V, 5V & 12V VBAT 3.3V, 5V and 12V
Energy Storage (min) 160 Wh 80 Wh 40 Wh 10Whr
Pointing (min) <0.05º <0.05º <0.1º <5º
Stability 0.002º/s 0.002º/s 0.005º/s 0.02º/s
Data Storage (min) 4 GB 4 GB 4 GB 4GB
Reliability EPIC-SAFE
Data Bus I2C, CAN, UART, QSPI, LVDS, RS232, RS422
Data Downlink 8Mbps/9.6Kbps 8Mbps/9.6Kbps 8Mbps/9.6Kbps 9.6Kbps
Frequency S/VHF/UHF S/VHF/UHF S/VHF/UHF VHF/UHF
Framing CCSDS Compatible CCSDS Compatible CCSDS Compatible CCSDS Compatible
Security AES256 Encryption Authentication AES256 Encryption Authentication AES256 Encryption, Authentication AES256 Encryption Authentication
Design Lifetime 5yr