Elecnor Deimos launches its first maritime surveillance satellite
The Neptune CubeSat was totally designed and built by the Deimos Satellite Systems team in Puertollano, Spain. The primary structure of the satellite has been manufactured completely from thermoplastics using 3D printing
Neptuno, the prototype satellite by Elecnor Deimos was launched on SpaceX Falcon 9 on its second dedicated mission, Transporter-2, on Tuesday 29 June at 20:56 CEST, from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The companies DHV and AEROUM also participated in the development of the project which has had backing from the Spanish Government’s national security authorities as key users. This is the first Elecnor Deimos satellite that is completely dedicated to maritime surveillance and it is the first step towards building a constellation for the provision of services for users and maritime authorities.