Introducing RapidCube-20, a cutting-edge 15-25 kg class, 12U/16U CubeSat platform, offering a potent combination of high-performance capabilities, flexibility, and robust features, which are engineered to meet the requirements of modern NewSpace missions and services. Whether you’re envisioning scientific breakthroughs, commercial ventures, or pioneering satellite applications, our 12U/16U platform provides the ideal foundation. The platform will be launched in 2024 with a mission name AIOTY-CUBE.

RapidCube-20 CubeSat Bus Platform
CubeSat Class15-25 kg
CubeSat Size (Stowed)

22 x 22 x 36/44 cm

(12U/16U CubeSat)

Bus Architecture

Failure-tolerant with Triple Modular Redundancy (TMR)

achieved with 3 processor cores

Available Payload Mass5-10 kg
Available Payload Volume

5U – 11U 

Up to 380 x 190 x 150 mm3 (dependent on reaction
wheel, attitude sensors and battery configuration)
Average Payload Power Available

average (polar orbit, LTAN 12 am ):
17 W (Si cells), 32 W (GaAs cells)
peak per channel 35 / 50 W (up to five channels)
Option: one singe payload channel with up to 150 W

Bus voltage: 12 V nominal, 24 V possible

Attitude control

Determination < ± 1 ° (option: 0.1°)
(MEMS sun sensor, magnetometer, gyro, option: star tracker)
Pointing < ± 5 ° (option: <1°)
(3-axis by reaction wheels, magnetorquer)

Telemetry and Telecommand

137 / 148 / 400 MHz (VHF, UHF, TDD or FDD), up to 4.8 kbps
2.0 / 2.2 GHz (S-band, FDD), up to 100 kbps (UL), up to 2 Mbps

Data Link

8 GHz (X-band), upto 100 Mbps


Standard 12U/16U CubeSat deployer

(Depending on the configuration selected)

Design lifetime2 years
In-Orbit Demonstration / In-Orbit Verification
Internet of Things (IoT)
Inter-satellite communication
Earth Observation
Science and Research

What we offer

We offer the following services to make your space mission a success:

  • Support in coordinating interfaces between the payload and the spacecraft.
  • Assistance in planning in-orbit demonstration scenarios for your equipment.
  • Conduct periodic reviews until the payload is integration-ready within the spacecraft.
  • Perform comprehensive functional testing of the full spacecraft post-integration.
  • Efficiently manage and coordinate the entire launch campaign.
  • Provide timely and accurate payload data received from your equipment.

Interested in flying wth us?​

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