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    • 10è Aniversari de la comunitat ciutats Ariane 

      Escola Politècnica Superior de Castelldefels (2008-10-24)
      Audiovisual
      Open Access
    • A note on libration point orbits, temporary capture and low-energy transfers 

      Fantino, Elena; Gómez, Gerard; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Ren, Yuan (2010-11)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
    • A stroboscopic control for the confinement of swarms in a spherical domain around the Earth 

      García Taberner, Laura; Masdemont Soler, Josep (2017)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Swarms of spacecraft are an idea that has been growing in interest in the last few years. This work focuses on the strategies and costs for the maintenance of a swarm of a large number of spacecraft in a close neighborhood ...
    • Algorithm specification for the Magnetic Diagnostics onboard LPF 

      Díaz Aguiló, Marc; García-Berro Montilla, Enrique; Lobo Gutiérrez, José Alberto (2010-01-02)
      External research report
      Open Access
      Document tècnic per la missió espacial LISA Pathfinder. Missió espacial de l'Agència Espacial Europea (ESA).
    • Análisis preliminar de las actuaciones de vehículos suborbitales para aplicaciones comerciales 

      Bernabeu Peña, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-09-21)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      El viaje espacial ha estado durante años destinado exclusivamente a los astronautas y recientemente a personas con gran poder adquisitivo originando un nuevo mercado orbital: el turismo espacial. Sin embargo, los vuelos ...
    • Apolo 13, ¡tenemos un problema! 

      Montes Palacio, Manuel (Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Telecomunicació de Barcelona, 1998)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Astronáutica ecológica 

      Barceló Garcia, Miquel (2011-04)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Astrophysical parameter determination using chaotic orbital regions 

      Nicolás Álvarez, Jorge (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-02-27)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   European Space Research and Technology Centre
      The goal of this thesis is to show that chaotic orbits of a dynamical system are advantageous (compared with regularnes) to determine the characteristic parameters of the system, and to give an estimate about the behaviour ...
    • Autonomous optical navigation for orbits around Earth-Moon collinear libration points 

      Virgili Llop, Josep (2013)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The analysis of optical navigation in an Earth–Moon libration point orbit is examined. Missions to libration points have been winning momentum during the last decades. Its unique characteristics make it suitable for a ...
    • Characterization and Improvement of Thrust Balance Measurement Technique for SX3 Applied-Field Magnetoplasmadynamic Thruster 

      Mankar, Akash (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-04)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universität Stuttgart. Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme
      Steady state applied-field magnetoplasmadynamic thruster promises good compromise between thrust density and specific impulse, making them relevant for interplanetary missions requiring high thrusts. The IRS 100 kW gas-fed ...
    • Demonstration of electromagnetic formation flight and wireless power transfer 

      Porter, Allison K; Allinger, Dustin J; Sedwick, Raymond; Merk, John; Opperman, Roedolph A.; Buck, Alexander; Eslinger, Gregory; Fisher, Peter; Miller, David W; Bou Balust, Elisenda (2014-11-01)
      Article
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      The Resonant Inductive Near-Field Generation System uses a single set of hardware to perform both electromagnetic formation flight and wireless power transfer operations in a six-degree-of-freedom microgravity environment. ...
    • Design and Implementation of a femto-satellite technology demonstrator 

      Kravchenko, Victor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-05)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The present work is aimed to demonstrate the development and implementation of a scalable femto-satellite technology demonstrator, experimentation and development platform in order to practically prove the possibility ...
    • Design of a planetary aerobot 

      Boix Candil, Álvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The main objective of this project is to design an aerial vehicle which can contribute in planetary research in a more optima l way than the current missions. It has been decided that an aerobot, which consists in a balloon ...
    • Design of a quaternion based ADCS for a small space telescope 

      Martín Millán, Nil (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This project focuses on the study previous to the development of an Attitude Determination and Control System (ADCS) of a small space telescope, the Humble Space Telescope (hST). The ADCS is essential for the telescope ...
    • Después de la Mars 

      Sánchez Sotés, Marcos (Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Telecomunicació de Barcelona, 1998)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Disparos a las estrellas 

      Barceló Garcia, Miquel (2016-06)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Els efectes de la radiació espacial sobre components macroscòpics dels éssers humans a òrbites LEO i MEO 

      Verderi Sala, Axel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-09-11)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En aquest treball es descriu i analitza els efectes de la radiació espacial en diferent parts del cos humà i, en particular, sobre un model de tòrax humà. La principal eina utilitzada és el programari SPENVIS, desenvolupat ...
    • Enhanced vehicle navigation unit with wifi 802.11 ranging and communication capabilities 

      Tappero, Fabrizio; Ciurana Adell, Marc; Batlle, Jordi; Uijt de Haag, Maarten; Martín Escalona, Israel; Fernández Fernández, Daniel (2012)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      This paper discusses the implementation of a modified IEEE 802.11 transceiver that is employed to enhance the positioning capabilities of a traditional vehicle on-board navigation unit (OBU). In this paper, we propose ...
    • Expo-ESA 

      Cortés i Timoner, Xavier; Ramón Zabía, Guillem (Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Telecomunicació de Barcelona, 1999)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Feasibility study for a spacecraft navigation system relying on pulsar timing information 

      Sala Álvarez, José; Urruela Planas, Andreu; Villares Piera, Nemesio Javier; Estalella, R; Paredes, J M (2004-06)
      External research report
      Open Access
      Estudi de fiabilitat per un sistema de navegacio d'espai profund basat en referencies de radio-estrelles pulsants (pulsar).