Miniature CubeSat Earth Sensor

Take your ADCS to the next level with our advanced CubeSat Earth and horizon sensor Osprey, purpose-built for precise attitude determination in Low Earth Orbit. This innovative sensor features an exceptionally compact and lightweight form, harnessing cutting-edge technology to deliver great performance.

CubeSat Earth sensor NXES1 Osprey

Main Features

Exceptional accuracy





Small size

22 x 22 x 14 mm

  • Pitch and roll determination

  • Earth, Sun and Moon detection

  • Albedo identification for other subsystems

  • Earth thermal imaging

  • Low power consumption


field of view

110° x 75°

NXES1 Osprey plays a pivotal role in bolstering the performance of your attitude determination system. Integrating earth sensors with sun sensors can effectively mitigate the albedo effect. Osprey can also serve as a viable alternative to traditional sun sensors, particularly when your primary goal is maintaining precise satellite orientation relative to the Earth's center.


Field of View110° x 75°
Accuracy Roll / Pitch< 1° / 1°
Attitude Update Rate4 Hz
Power Supply3,3 V
Consumption Attitude Mode< 0.09 W
Consumption Standby< 0.007 W
Dimensions22 x 22 x 14 mm
Mass8 g
Operation Temperature-45 °C to +85 °C
Communication ProtocolCSP or raw

NXES1 Osprey is designed to be compact without compromising on accuracy, precision, or reliability. Furthermore, it incorporates smart features such as calibrated output, enhancing its overall functionality.