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Author Thakker, Purvesh
Title Emergence of Pico- and Nanosatellites for Atmospheric Research and Technology Testing
Imprint Reston : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2000
©2010
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Series Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics
Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics
Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Foreword -- Contents -- Preface -- I. Overview of University Programs -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Management and Implementation of a Cubesat Interdisciplinary Senior Design Course -- Chapter 3. Small Satellites 101: University of Hawaii Small-Satellite Program -- II. Missions -- Chapter 4. Survey of Atmospheric and Other Research Projects Employing Small University Satellites -- Chapter 5. ION-1 and -2 Cubesat Optical Remote Sensing Instruments -- Chapter 6. Cubesats for GPS Scintillation Science -- Chapter 7. PowerSphere Development-An Example in Using Gossamer Technology on Picosatellites -- Chapter 8. Multi-Application Survivable Tether (MAST) Experiment -- III. Attitude Determination and Control Systems -- Chapter 9. Attitude Determination, Control, and Related Operation of the Illinois Observing Nanosatellite -- Chapter 10. Microthruster Propulsion -- Chapter 11. Novel Propulsion System for Nanosatellites -- IV. Electrical Power Systems -- Chapter 12. Power Systems for Cubesat-Class Satellites -- Chapter 13. Picosatellite Power System Design -- V. Command and Data Handling and Telecommunication Systems -- Chapter 14. Evolution of the ION Cubesat Software Architecture -- Chapter 15. Cubesat Radio Communication Systems -- Chapter 16. Ground Station Design: Mobile Approach -- Chapter 17. Retrodirective Antenna Systems for Cubesats -- Appendix. Case Study: Overview of ION as Applied to Atmospheric Research and Technology Testing Problems -- Index -- Supporting Materials
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Link Print version: Thakker, Purvesh Emergence of Pico- and Nanosatellites for Atmospheric Research and Technology Testing Reston : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics,c2000 9781600867682
Subject Microspacecraft
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