We are enabling high-speed communications for small-satellites with our laser communication solutions designed to meet the harsh conditions for space applications. Our mature technology and laser-comm. products in a SWaP (size, weight and power) compatible for cube/nanosats allows for a secure, long-distance wireless communications in space-to-ground and space-to-space links.
Astro-LinkFully integrated laser communication solution offering 1 Gbps satellite-to-ground communications Upto 1 Gbps downlink on 1550nm Acquisition & Pointing: ground beacon acquisition within 6°, integrated fine tracking system tolerates 1.2° in satellite bus pointing error ITAR free Secure link - resistant to jamming and spoofing On module data buffering Dimensions: cubesat/nanosat compatible 95x95x80mm Current TRL 7, Flight heritage in 2021
Satellite communications startup Astrogate Labs raises fundingCHENNAI: Bengaluru-based spacetech startup Astrogate Labs that builds core technologies in optical/laser communication terminals has received an undisclosed amount of funding in a pre-Series A round.The investment is led by Chennai-based deep-tech focused investment firm Speciale Invest. Anicut Angel Fund and SuprValue.vc have co-invested as part of the round.Existing investor FirstCheque.Vc also participated in the round. The funds would help Astrogate launch its flight terminals into space and build space heritage in 2021, the startup said.
Founded in 2017 by two IIT alumnus and former Team Indus engineers Nitish Singh and Aditya Kedlaya, Astrogate is developing smallsat optical terminals and a network of small-aperture optical ground terminals.“Our focus has been and continues to be on solving the space communication bottleneck. The current fundraise is a validation of our vision. We are overwhelmed by the trust our investors have shown in us”, Nitish Singh, co-founder & CEO, Astrogate Labs, said.