Software

Software developed by Microcosm includes technologies of orbit and attitude determination and control. Microcosm’s focus here has been primarily on the appropriate level of autonomy to reduce the cost of operating space systems. Microcosm develops the following orbit and attitude flight systems:

  • Autonomous on-board orbit control (demonstrated on orbit on UoSat-12 and TacSat-2)
  • Autonomous navigation
  • Autonomous orbit transfer (large maneuvers)
  • Autonomous guidance, navigation and control for rendezvous and docking (far field and close in maneuvers)
  • Attitude determination and control systems
  • Formation flying
  • Plug-and-Play Orbit and Attitude Determination and Control

Specific Software Products are as follows: