Cubesat Mission Clarification

There has been a lot of erroneous information in media articles regarding Cannae’s upcoming launch of a cubesat mission into LEO. To clarify our previous post and press release: Cannae is not using an EmDrive thruster in our upcoming launch. Cannae is using it’s own proprietary thruster technology which requires no on-board propellant to generate thrust. In addition, this project is being done as a private venture. Cannae is only working with our private commercial partners on the upcoming mission.

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Press Release from Cannae

August 17, 2016

Press Release from Cannae

Cannae Inc. is demonstrating its proprietary thruster technology on an upcoming satellite mission. Cannae’s technology requires no on-board propellant to generate thrust and will provide station-keeping for a cubesat flying below a 150 mile orbital altitude. The demonstration satellite will … Continue reading

Cannae technology will fix this . . .

August 3, 2016

Cannae technology will fix this ...

Here is an external link to a story about a recent military satellite mission that has failed due to a faulty on-board propulsion system.    The MUOS-5 mission was slated for a geostationary (GEO) orbit.  The satellite’s on-board propulsion system left the … Continue reading

Cannae is deploying a cubesat thruster

July 20, 2016

Cannae is deploying a cubesat th ...

  Cannae is forming a new company to commercialize Cannae thruster technology for use on small satellites.  Theseus Space Inc.  will use Cannae thruster technology to maintain (for a minimum of 6 months) the orbit of a 6U cubesat flying below a 150 … Continue reading

Cannae Now Offers Thruster Testing Services

June 23, 2016

Cannae Now Offers Thruster Testi ...

  Based on industry interest, Cannae now offers testing services for space-based-thruster technologies.  Our torsion pendulum and vacuum chamber provide state-of-the-art measurement and calibration capabilities for thrusters generating 200 nN up to 5 mN of force.  In the image above, Guido Fetta … Continue reading