Hardware

BisonSat hardware consists of a mix of COTS (Commercial Off The Shelf) and SKC designed subsystems.

  • CDH – Pumpkin 1U structure and Command and Data Handling Subsystem
  • COM – AstroDev VHF/UHF radio board with SKC designed and fabricated antennas
  • EPS – Clyde Space Electric Power Control board with four Clyde Space solar panels and two SKC designed¬†and fabricated panels
  • ADC – Attitude control design by SKC (passive magnetic control)
  • PAY – Camera board design by SKC
  • HMB – Power switching board design by SKC