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    • Automation of the determination of Inertia Tensors of CubeSats using torsion pendulum period measurements 

      Gutierrez Ibarra, Jon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-07)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Contexto: Los CubeSats constituyen el estándar de satélites pequeños más extendido, prácticamente desde que fueron presentados a finales de la década de 1990. Los CubeSats revolucionaron la industria espacial. Gracias a ...
    • Design and development of a power architecture for cubesats 

      Van Bocxlaer, Simon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06-22)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Odisee VZW
      This project aims to realize an Electric Power System (EPS) for a cubesat model that is a part of the PLATHON-project. This project is executed by the research group TIEG (Terrassa Industrial Electronics Group). An EPS is ...
    • Design and Testing of a Helix Antenna Deployment System for a 1U CubeSat 

      Sureda Anfres, Miquel; Sobrino Hidalgo, Marco; Millán, Oriol; Aguilella, Andrea; Solanellas Bofarull, Arnau; Badia Ballús, Marc; Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      CubeSats have revolutionized Earth Observation and space science, although their small size severely restricts satellite performance and payload. Antenna deployment from a stowed configuration in these small-satellites ...
    • Design, implementation and testing of a transceiver for CubeSats communications 

      Pallarés Mallafré, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-11)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • Earth Observation Technologies: Low-End-Market Disruptive Innovation 

      Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Sierra, Eloi (IntechOpen, 2020-07)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Open Access
      After decades of traditional space businesses, the space paradigm is changing. New approaches to more efficient missions in terms of costs, design, and manufacturing processes are fostered. For instance, placing big ...
    • Feasibility study of the CASTOR Mission for small space debris in situ monitoring 

      Busquets Soler, Lluc-Ramon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06-22)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Aquest treball presenta l'estudi numèric de viabilitat de l'arquitectura de missió proposada per l'equip 4DCube de l'IEEC per a monitorització in situ de fragments petits de brossa espacial (<10 cm) des de nanosatèl·lits. ...
    • Implementación de un EPS (Electrical Power System) para Cubesat 

      Ulloa de Souza, Adrián Gonzalo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-01)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Un CubeSat es un satélite de tamaño compacto, ideado originalmente para el desarrollo de proyectos espaciales dentro de comunidades científicas universitarias. El CubeSat está formado por diferentes subsistemas, entre ellos ...
    • On-Board Computer software and FlatSat testing for the 3Cat-4 CubeSat mission 

      Morea Font, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-09-13)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Last times technological breakthroughs allowed miniaturization of components and combined with the introduction of the CubeSat standard resulted in the creations of components without the need of platform customization. A ...
    • Proyecto de diseño de un sistema de comunicación óptico entre 2 cubesats 

      Cáceres Gómez, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Este proyecto, forma parte de un proyecto conjunto con otros proyectistas de final de grado en el que se pretende diseñar e implementar una red de nanosatelites en órbita terrestre baja (OTB) con el fin de conseguir la ...
    • Receiving messages from operational CubeSats 

      Abellaneda López, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-01-13)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The main objective of this project is to introduce the necessary knowledge to be able to establish a reception of messages mainly from CubeSats. For this, previously topics such as telemetry and the radioelectric spectrum ...
    • Remote reception of messages from CubeSat OPS-SAT 

      García Quiroga, Isaac (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-01-13)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The main objective of this thesis is to use the satellite ground station located on campus of ESEIAAT, Terrassa Ground Station, to receive and decode the messages transmitted by OPS-SAT, a nanosatellite built around the ...
    • Software design for a Cubesat's Orbit Simulator 

      Guitart Rosselló, Irene (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-01-15)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      El proyecto se basa en realizar un software en MATLAB, u otra plataforma a determinar, que integre un simulador de órbitas, que ya se ha desarrollado en un proyecto anterior, en una plataforma de cubesats en el laboratorio, ...
    • Study and development of attitude control and determination simulation software and control algorithms for 3Cat-4 mission 

      Diez Garcia, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-30)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      The AOCS of a spacecraft is the responsible for determining the attitude of the satellite and controlling it to reach a specific pointing state, to alloww the execution of scientific experiments on board. In the case of ...
    • Study of a preliminary value-cost model of Earth Observation (EO) satellites operating in Very and Low Earth Orbit (VLEO/LEO) for the detection of methane emission 

      Kalina Capdevila, Alexandra (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The increase of methane emissions, as well as other greenhouse gases, is an issue to worry about. These emissions are one of the factors that cause global warming. Therefore, they should be controlled in order to decelerate ...
    • Study of business opportunities of nanosatellite constellations in VLEO (Very Low Earth Orbit) 

      Sellart Combalía, Ana María (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • Study of energy efficient manoeuvring strategies for cubesats 

      Durán Pacheco, Jesús Manuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-01-17)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Space’s exploration has, for a long time, only been affordable by the main space agencies, supported by national governments, and big telecommunication companies due to the costs of launching machines. This is the reason ...
    • Study of orbital propagator 42 for missions based on constelations of nanosatellite 

      Montilla Rodríguez, Lluís (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This project is part of a bigger project called Plathon and consists of the study, application and adaptation of NASA’s orbital simulator 42 to the Plathon project. For this purpose, the program has been studied with several ...
    • The flexible microwave payload-2: A SDR-based GNSS-reflectometer and L-Band radiometer for CubeSats 

      Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-03-23)
      Article
      Open Access
      This article presents the FMPL-2 on board the FSSCat mission, the 2017 ESA Small Sentinel Satellite Challenge and overall Copernicus Masters Competition winner. FMPL-2 is a passive microwave instrument based on a ...
    • The role of small satellites in developing countries for sustainable development goals 

      Ziccarelli, Sebastian Nicolas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-11-30)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Smallsats will redefine the conducted technology process through low cost programs affordable for developing countries. Africa has several natural resources to care and monitor in order to use the land and water in effective ...
    • Thermal analysis and testing for CubeSat based missions 

      Rodríguez Casellas, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-23)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      The boom of the New Space sector has been mainly influenced by one concept: the CubeSat standard. The use of this standard has increased the COTS products utilization. Therefore, the components¿ testing has become paramount ...