LinkStar Radios LinkStar is a space qualified Radio utilizing the advanced GlobalStar™ satellite network that can be used on a full range of satellites including 1U CubeSATs and MicroSATs to large satellites and launch vehicles. LinkStarprovides both simplex and duplex based communications, using as little as 350mW of power! When used with the QuickSAT envrionment you can not only define the operations of your radio, you will be insured your data is secure from your satellite to ground station. When LinkStar is tied in with the QuickSAT/VMS enironment you will have added flexibility in visualizing your data on your ground control station, all through a secure VPN link. LinkStar - revolutionary and reliable communications for your satellite!Read more →
QuickSAT/VMS Now that you have built your satellite you need to talk to it! The QuickSAT Vehicle Management System (VMS) is your communications and monitoring gateway. QuickSAT/VMS allows you to upload your vehicle's configuration information such as parameters, systems and network definition. When used with QuickSAT/Zen you can upload virtual payloads, operational modes, conditions and hosted payload information. QuickSAT/VMS also allows you to monitor vehicle activity, plot live and saved data, support vehicle testing and save the results. QuickSAT/VMS is web based, so you can run it off not only your laptop but also your iPad! The QuickSAT/VMS architecture can be used on spacecraft, Aircaft (DO178B/Level D), boats and automobiles!Read more →
How to access QuickSAT?
As you can see there are many elements to the QuickSAT web site. Some areas are open to the public, some only to vendors and others only to approved projects and their team members. So the big question is "How do I get involved?" Good question!
For access to the "Demo" area, email your request to sci_Zone. Put in the subject line "QuickSAT Demo Access". In your email provide your contact information, your company information, and what is your planned application of the product you are wanting to try out in the Demo area.