09 Jul 2010



CASSIOPE stands for the ‘CASCADE Smallsat and Ionospheric Polar Explorer’ and is a Canadian small hybrid satellite carrying several payloads.

A cubic satellite in space. The Earth and airglow in the background.

​​Artist's impression of CASSIOPE

Copyright: Canadian Space Agency

RAL Space Involvement
AIV and Batteries

​Main Objectives
To collect data regarding the effects of solar storms and their harmful impact on space-based activities

Launch Date
29 September 2013

ABSL​, MDA, University of Calgary, Communications Research Centre (Ottawa), Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (Japan), U.S. Naval Research Laboratory​

Further Project Information:

For more information please contact: RAL Space Enquiries