Open Source

We’re pretty serious about being open source. Everything we do is posted to a repository on github. We’re not the only ones trying to do open source space; here’s a quick list of open source projects we know about! Let us know if we left some out, or got the details wrong.

CERN and GPLv3 licenses, get rid of below things

Open Source Software and Hardware CubeSat projects

So a lot of projects SAY they’re open source. But if you haven’t actually published your source code then…. you’re not?


Project Name: LibreCube

Software Available? Yes

Hardware Available? Yes

University of Patras / Libre Space Foundation

Project Name: UPSat

Software Available? Yes

Hardware Available? Yes

Quasi Open source

These are groups that say they are open source but make it difficult or impossible to find their information.

Brown University

Project Name: EQUiSat

Software Available? Maybe?

Hardware Available? Maybe?


Project Name: Ardusat

Software Available? Some, not all

Hardware Available? No

University of North Dakota CS Department

Project Name: openorbiter (no website available)

Software Available? No

Hardware Available? No