General Atomics Electromagnetics - Satellite and Space Systems

Satellite and Space Systems

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and builds cost-efficient, flexible small satellite platforms, payloads, and integrated support systems to help customers demonstrate new technologies, launch new missions, and create new opportunities to explore the possibilities of space.

Satellite Expertise

  • Orbital Test Bed (OTB) hosted payload platforms
  • Small satellites (up to 600 kg)
  • CubeSats – 3U, 6U, 12U

Missions and Payload Expertise

  • Earth observation
  • Communications including Lasercomm
  • Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT)
  • Remote sensing
  • SIGINT and RF missions
  • Security and surveillance
  • Technology demonstration
  • Science
Satellite and Space Systems

A cost-effective paradigm for hosted payload platforms.