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Title Emergence of Pico- and Nanosatellites for Atmospheric Research and Technology Testing.
Imprint Reston : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2000.

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Description 1 online resource (410 pages)
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Subject Microspacecraft.
Nanosatellites.
Atmosphere -- Research.
Nanosatellites -- Research -- United States.
Microspacecraft -- Research -- United States.
United States.
Contents ""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""
Other Author Shiroma, Wayne A.
Other Title Print version: Thakker, Purvesh. Emergence of Pico- and Nanosatellites for Atmospheric Research and Technology Testing. Reston : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ©2000 9781600867682