Technical Info 2017-10-02T17:26:55+00:00

Technical Information

Overview of current Twinkle design

  • SSTL-300 platform
  • Low-Earth Orbit (Sun-synchronous Polar Orbit)
  • Altitude: 650-700km
  • Payload mass: <100kg
  • Payload power consumption: <100W
  • Primary mirror aperture: 45cm
  • Wavelength range: 0.4 – 4.5µm
  • Spectral resolution: R=300 maximum

Technical details

Please see our list of papers detailing Twinkle’s design here