Building on Airbus’ expertise gained through its development of the One Web constellation, the SMP offers affordable and flexible flight opportunities based on a cost-effective platform called ArrOW. Payloads of up to 50 kg can be accommodated on board this platform, which is optimised for multimission demonstration purposes.
The corresponding satellites benefit from the electric propulsion and have external dimensions of 850 x 750 x 200 mm. Average supplied power is 200 Watts (depending on orbit, altitude and season), with a data storage capacity of up to 32 GBytes.
The SMP Core service covers platform manufacturing, satellite integration and testing, satellite control and in-orbit operations, along with mission data management. Optional services include a comprehensive offering with co-engineering and engineering support services, covering end-to-end sizing for the system, the payload architecture, the definition and implementation of algorithms, as well as payload procurement, manufacturing, assembly, integration and testing services. Completing the offer are flexible launch opportunities.