Spacemanic is small satellite mission integrator, focused on delivering innovative and reliable nanosatellite solutions, platforms and components. The company is very strong in the field of design, development and testing of fundamental small satellite components, such as onboard computers, power system units and solar panels. Our engineers are very experienced in the field of radio communication, and ground station design and operations. The Spacemanic transciever for UHF and S bands is very reliable and has been working in space for more than one year and counting, on board the first Slovak satellite skCUBE. Our products have very good and well documented flight heritage from the CubeSat’s space mission. This includes our highly precise and bespoke sun sensors, magnetometers and magnetorquers.
The company Spacemanic is based in Bratislava, Slovakia, with two labs equipped for space mission technology design and development, as well as a small testing facility for nanosatellite missions. We are able to perform the basis required environmental tests needed for nanosatellites.
Spacemanic is a spin-off company from the Slovak Organisation for Space Activities (SOSA), which has successfully designed, developed, launched and is operating skCUBE.
Jakub Kapuš (31) was one of the founders of Slovak Organisation for Space Activities (SOSA) in 2009. He led the organisation for 5 years as a chairman. Thanks to SOSA, Slovak government sign the european Cooperating state agreement with European Space Agency (ESA) in 2015. This collaboration opens door to slovak companies, research organisations, scientists and students to european space program. Jakub is leader of the 1. slovak satellite project skCUBE project, which was launched into space in 2017. Currently is working on development of international cooperation and projects under SOSA. His goals are also to start up space spin-off companies in Slovakia. He founded Spacemanic, s.r.o. space company. Represents Slovakia in ESA Programme Board for navigation and also in Scientific-Technical subcomittee of COPUOS.