PARIS (ESA PR) — OPS-SAT is the world’s first open, in-orbit testbed for new spacecraft software and applications. By conducting low-cost, low-risk experiments with OPS-SAT, teams from across Europe are ushering in a new era for European spaceflight innovation and commercial opportunity.
- OPS-SAT’s commissioning phase ended in September and the first experiments are now being carried out in orbit
- Innovative new technologies are being tested on OPS-SAT in areas such as artificial intelligence, data compression, and space-based web services
- Initial experimental results have exceeded expectations
- Results from many more experiments expected soon