Sinclair Interplanetary


The Company

Founded in 2001 by Doug Sinclair, Sinclair Interplanetary is a supplier of hardware, software, training and expertise to the spacecraft community.  The primary focus is on low-cost, rapid-schedule programs to produce micro- or nano-satellites.

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  • New Tools We have some fancy new equipment in the lab!The first is a high vacuum chamber, large enough to hold an optical bench.  This lets us test star trackers down ...
    Posted Nov 22, 2014, 7:07 AM by Doug Sinclair
  • Antares Launch Failure Yesterday's failure of the Antares launcher destroyed a great number of payloads, including the University of Texas RACE satellite.  RACE carried one Sinclair Interplanetary reaction wheel and two sun ...
    Posted Oct 29, 2014, 10:49 AM by Doug Sinclair
  • BRITE-PL2 Launched The second Polish BRITE satellite, named Heweliusz, was launched today.  This completes the six-satellite BRITE constellation of miniature space telescopes.BRITE-PL2 carries three RW-0.03 reaction wheels ...
    Posted Aug 19, 2014, 1:02 PM by Doug Sinclair
  • Six ORBCOMM Generation 2 Satellites Launched Today, six of the OG2 satellites were launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9.  Each satellite carries two Sinclair Interplanetary sun sensors and three magnetic torque rods.  Congratulations to all involved ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2014, 3:27 PM by Doug Sinclair
  • SkySat-2 Launched The SkySat-2 satellite launched on Tuesday.  Just like SkySat-1, this carries two ST-16 star trackers and three TQ-15 torque rods.  First images from the payload can ...
    Posted Jul 10, 2014, 4:24 PM by Doug Sinclair
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