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Often underestimated. Glue

Often underestimated. Glue

To fix things glue is used in large quantity in any satellite project. Due to the vacuum in space great care needs to be taken to prevent outgassing and contamination. Berlin Space Technologies GmbH is using low outgassing glues that are well suited for the…

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Teamwork

Teamwork

#Space requires #teamwork across multiple departments. Here you see the commissioning of the EM of new OBC-200. This has been done in collaboration by the #electronics and the #software team.

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Solar Panel Function Test

Solar Panel Function Test

It’s #testingtuesday, today we are looking on how the solar panels (FM) were tested in our clean room before shipment (and later integration) to the satellite. The picture shows one of our standardized solar panels (12S2P) that we use in our LEOS-50 platform. This particular…

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Reaction Wheel Assembly India

Reaction Wheel Assembly India

It’s #factoryfriday. Today we look over the shoulder of a a colleague in our #satellite #factory (Azista BST Aerospace) while assembling one of our reaction wheels. Our staff in #ahmedabad follows the work instruction provided by Berlin Space Technologies GmbH to the letter to insure…

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Battery Manufacturing

Battery Manufacturing

Today we focus at a process that is often overlooked: (ultrasonic) cleaning of PCB’s after manufacturing. It seems tedious but if not done right, not diligent enough then the conformal coating in the next step won’t stick. This manual process as shown in the picture…

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Training Hardware at BST

Training Hardware at BST

Unlike the #spaceindustry of old, #newspace is about constant innovation. We like to improve every day ideally in a direction that both increases quality and reduces the time and cost of getting the job done. This also means that our production team in our #satellite…

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The Power Interface Tester

The Power Interface Tester

Today we will have another look onto the Power Interface Tester (PIT). This version of the PIT in enclosed in a housing but otherwise functionally identical to those shown last week. Interestingly the PIT does not only allow testing of entire subsystems but also has…

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Speedy Delivery

Speedy Delivery

Before the #henryfordmoment satellites were produced in very small numbers indeed. Each individually a celebrated occasion. At Berlin Space Technologies GmbH we are working towards the point where speedy delivery in large numbers is the new normal. #newspace #germantechnology #berlinstartup

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Reaction Wheel Function Test

Reaction Wheel Function Test

It’s #factiryfriday, so we are taking another peak into reaction wheel manufacturing at Azista BST Aerospace. You might be thinking this looks like our headquarters in #germany but it is indeed in our factory in #india. The similarity is the whole point 🙂 In this…

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The 160th Unit of Star Trackers

The 160th Unit of Star Trackers

Production numbers tend to be very small in the #spaceindustry therefore we are very happy that our star trackers (ST200 & ST400) that we have developed together with our partners from Hyperion Technologies B.V. have achieved 160 delivered units. Making this the new normal and…

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