Post | Sep 12, 2023
The Taiwan SAISI 3U Mission represents a groundbreaking 3U custom CubeSat platform mission, forged through a collaborative partnership between Hex20 and National Central University Taiwan. Led by Hex20, this mission marks a momentous occasion as it signifies Australia’s inaugural satellite built for export, showcasing the nation’s advancements in space technology on the global stage.
At the core of this mission lies the satellite platform provided by Hex20. The 3U custom CubeSat platform stands as a testament to Hex20’s engineering expertise, offering adaptability and reliability to accommodate a range of scientific instruments and payloads.
The mission’s focal point is the pivotal AIS SDR (Automatic Identification System Software-Defined Radio) research payload, meticulously developed by NCU Taiwan. Combining AIS and software-defined radio capabilities, the AIS SDR payload enables real-time maritime tracking and identification of ships and vessels. This research payload plays a pivotal role in advancing maritime safety, preventing accidents, monitoring maritime activities, and optimizing shipping routes for enhanced efficiency.
The seamless collaboration between Hex20 and National Central University Taiwan ensures the successful integration of the AIS SDR payload into the CubeSat platform, laying the foundation for a triumphant mission.
Through this groundbreaking mission, the Taiwan SAISI 3U team aspires to inspire space ambitions and contribute to the world’s understanding of space exploration. The Taiwan SAISI 3U Mission serves as a beacon of innovation, cooperation, and international collaboration, exemplifying the spirit of progress and discovery in the vast cosmos. As the Taiwan SAISI 3U Mission embarks on its celestial journey, it promises to leave an enduring legacy in the realms of science, space research, and international cooperation.