Pixxel chooses ISISPACE as a partner for the upcoming satellite mission ‘Anand’


Pixxel Satellite Mission 'Anand'

Pixxel Space has chosen ISISPACE to design and build the solar panels for its upcoming satellite mission ‘Anand’, scheduled to be launched still in Q4 2021. The company is now preparing to deploy a constellation of remote sensing hyperspectral satellites with the aim of building a health monitor for our planet in the coming years.

“ISISPACE is honored to have the opportunity to collaborate with Pixxel Space once again. We truly believe in the mission that Pixxel is realizing, providing valuable hyperspectral imaging services to the incredible country of India and worldwide. And we are keen to provide the innovative, high-quality solar panel solution such a mission requires”, said Abe Bonnema, Marketing Director and ISISPACE co-founder.

“Pixxel’s first satellite flies with ISISPACE solar panels later this year and our team is impressed by the speed with which ISISPACE has worked to meet our timelines. Given their experience with multiple space missions, the quality of workmanship and the competitive pricing offered by the company, we look forward to more opportunities of working with ISISPACE on our future satellites”, stated Kshitij Khandelwal, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Pixxel.

About Pixxel

Pixxel is a space data company based in Bengaluru, India and Los Angeles, California. Founded in 2019 by Awais Ahmed and Kshitij Khandelwal, the company plans to build a health monitor for the planet by using a constellation of high-resolution hyperspectral earth imaging satellites to provide global imagery of the earth, every day. For more information please visit https://www.pixxel.space/.

About Innovative Solutions In Space

Innovative Solutions In Space (ISISPACE) is one of the leading companies in the small satellite market. Founded in 2006, the company operates globally and serves customers worldwide in accomplishing their space missions and applications. ISISPACE specializes in realizing innovative turn-key small satellite missions including launch and operations for in-orbit delivery. ISISPACE designs and delivers small satellite platforms, for single missions and constellations, either standardized or optimised in performance and size tailored to the mission needs. In addition to that, the company supports space capability building through training programs, knowledge transfer as well as component sales.
Currently, ISISPACE employs over 125 specialist employees from 25 different nationalities. For more information please visit: www.isispace.nl