Upleveling Capella’s Satellite Testing With a TVAC Chamber

Before a company can send anything into space — whether it’s launching a satellite or a rocket — it needs to ensure its technology can stand up to the extreme environment of outer space. The temperatures in space are extreme, with components potentially getting as cold as -150 C and as hot as 130 C, […]

Denali’s Near Miss and the Growing Problem of Space Debris

On January 27th, 2019, early Sunday morning, we were notified of a potential collision probability with another satellite traveling towards our pathfinder craft, Denali. We had received alerts in the past but all were for “close-approaches” from other nearby objects traveling at relatively low speeds of no more than 3 meters per second, with a […]