Tiger Innovations Deploys Pearl White Cubesats

Tiger Innovations Incorporated (Tiger) has successfully deployed on-orbit two 6U cubesats known as the Pearl White program for the United States Air Force Space Command. They were successfully launched on Rocket Lab’s Electron Launch Vehicle on August 19th. The two Pearl White cubesats are technology demonstrators and are operating nominally...

Tiger Innovations Completes Pearl White Integration and Test

Tiger Innovations Incorporated (Tiger) has, after a 2-year development effort, completed integration and test of two 6U cubesats known together as the Pearl White program for the United States Air Force Space Command. They are now awaiting shipment to be launched on Rocket Lab’s Electron Launch Vehicle in mid-August. The...

Tiger Innovations Delivers a Second AGU

Tiger has delivered another of its small form-factor, low-power Accelerometer Gyro Units (AGUs). Each AGU has fully redundant ultra-low noise 3-axis accelerometers, coupled with low-noise, low-drift 3-axis gyroscopes, packaged in a small 3"x5.5"x3.5" package. The units have configurable filtering and deliver the full complement of data at 100hz while consuming...

Tiger Innovations Delivers Accelerometer Gyro Unit

Tiger developed a small form-factor, low-power Accelerometer Gyro Unit (AGU). The unit has fully redundant ultra-low noise 3-axis accelerometers, coupled with low-noise, low-drift 3-axis gyroscopes, packaged in a small 3"x5.5"x3.5" package. The unit has configurable filtering and delivers its full complement of data at 100hz and consumes approximately 2.1W of...

IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine STPSat-1 Article

Tiger Innovations was a lead author of a recent article "Low-cost, Automated Ground Station for LEO Mission Support" in the IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Engineering Magazine (Volume 26 Issue 3). This article discusses the STPSat-1 mission extension program where Tiger Innovations provided an automated ground system solution. Additionally, mission...

JMAPS EGSE Contract Award

Tiger Innovations was recently awarded a multi-million dollar contract from Comtech AeroAstro to deliver Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) and Ground Control Software in support of the Joint Milli-ArcSecond Pathfinder Survey (JMAPS) spacecraft program. Tiger Innovations will deliver a total of four Test Racks, two Space Vehicle Test Sets, one...

STPSat-1 End of Life

On October 7th 2009, the STPSat-1 satellite was decommissioned after 2 1/2 years of successful on-orbit operations. Tiger Innovations personnel transmitted the final commands to shut down the spacecraft at 1730 UTC from the Blossom Point Tracking Facility. The United States Air Force launched STPSat-1 in March of 2007 and...

STPSat-1 Celebrates Two Years In Orbit

On March 9th 2009, the STPSat-1 satellite celebrated its second year of successful on-orbit operations. The spacecraft was launched in 2007 on board an Atlas-V rocket as part of the STP-1 mission. Tiger Innovations designed the Integrated Electronics Module which provides all C&DH and EPS functions for STPSat-1. Additionally, we...