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    • (3)CAT-2: attitude determination and control system for a GNSS-R earth observation 6U CubeSat mission 

      Cortiella, Alexandre; Vidal Mateu, David; Jané Abad, Jaume; Juan, Enric; Olivé, Roger; Amézaga Sarries, Adrià; Francesc Muñoz, Joan; Carreño Luengo, Hugo; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2016)
      Article
      Open Access
      This work describes the attitude determination and control system ( ADCS) of 3 CAT-2, a six-unit CubeSat scheduled for launch this 2016. The ADCS of 3CAT-2 aims at controlling the satellite in orbit and fulfilling the ...
    • A CubeSAT payload for in-situ monitoring of pentacene degradation due to atomic oxygen etching in LEO 

      Gorreta Mariné, Sergio; Pons Nin, Joan; López Rodríguez, Gema; Figueras, Eduard; Jové Casulleras, Roger; Araguz López, Carles; Via Ortega, Pol; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel (2016-09-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper reports and discusses the design and ground tests of a CubeSat payload which allows to measure, in-situ and in real time, the degradation of a polymer of electronic interest due to atomic oxygen etching in LEO. ...
    • Analysis and selection of a MEMS, multi-constellation GNSS receiver for a femtosatellite 

      Guerra Mentruit, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-14)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Context: The expansion of space applications and their liberalization is an actual fact since the last decade. Small satellites are developed either by academic institutions and private companies. The concept of femtosatelites, ...
    • AOCS of a nanosatellite type CubeSat 1U based on reaction wheels 

      Skiba Maldonado, Victoria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-14)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   European Space Astronomy Centre
      The European Agency is currently developing a 3U CubeSat, aimed to transmit to Earth well-defined reference signals which will be used to calibrate ground-based Cosmic microwave background (CMB) polarimeters. In order to ...
    • Autonomous rover for indoor localization 

      Vukmirica Pastor, Novak (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-08)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The goal of this project is the implementation of an indoor Rover localization system, processing data from a set of sensors integrated in the ROS (Robotic Operative System) system. ROS is selected due its modularity and ...
    • Design and construction of a picosatellite’s primary structure by using 3D printing technologies 

      Nicolás Álvarez, Jorge (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-07-28)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The viability of developing the design and manufacture of the structure of a small satellite CubeSat, at the School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering of Castelldefels( EETAC), at the Polytechnical University ...
    • Design and fabrication of low gain fractal antenna for space application 

      Viswanathan, Premkumara (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The objective of this project is to enhance current technologies in the field of aerospace communication s to facilitate data transfer s using CubeSat s. The idea is to design a fractal patch antenna for CubeSat that ...
    • Design and integration of a multipurpose on board computer for nanosatellites with SDR communications 

      Sierra Roig, Carles (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-30)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • 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
    • Direct optimization of three-dimensional, low-thrust space trajectories with variable path constraints 

      Batet Farre, Adria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-09-14)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Politecnico di Milano
      Low-thrust propulsion systems are growing in popularity for both Earth orbiting satellites and scientific spacecraft on interplanetary missions. This is thanks to the ability of these systems of traveling during more time ...
    • Disseny i desenvolupament del hardware del Cubesat Testbed Astr-01 

      Mbaye, Ibrahima (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-14)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Institute of Space Sciences
      The Objective of this project is to design and develop the Hardware Testbed Astro-01, an unmanned stratospheric balloon outfitted with scientific experiments and able to exchange such as scientific data, Housekeeping data ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Implementation of a long range radio-link system for femto-satellites in very Low Earth Orbit 

      Izquierdo Jimenez, Sara (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-11-05)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This Final Bachelor Work (TFC) is based on real implementations of long range radio-link systems (having at least 9,600 bps) for femtosatellites (mass lower than 100 grams) in very Low Earth Orbit in 250 km and few weeks ...
    • Mission analysis of QB50, a nanosatellite intended to study the lower thermosphere 

      Vila Fernández, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Université Liège, 2010)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      QB50 is a program intended to study the lower thermosphere (320-90 km) with a network of 50 nanosatellites. QB50 is the second nanosatellite of the University of Liège, Belgium. Before QB50 it was developed OUFTI-1 within ...
    • Monitorización de cultivos mediante nanosatélites con capacidad de comunicación bidireccional 

      Rhoton Meléndez, Stephen Andreu (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Aistech Space
      The main objective of this project is to validate the nanosatellites as a technology for crop monitoring. In order to validate the technology, the idea is to design and build a preliminary prototype for a proof of concept, ...
    • Nano-satellite integration from software to final assembly 

      Lleò Salvador, Hector (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-09)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Recent studies have shown that using global navigation satellite system reflectometry (GNSS-R) and L-band radiometry it is possible to study soil moisture, biomass and cryospher. 3Cat-4 is an educational and scientific ...
    • Optimització i desenvolupament de l'estructura mecànica de l'ordinador a bord del cubesat C3SatP 

      Carrillo Acedo, Agustin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-12)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      The main challenge of space missions is based on finding new formulas to make space more accessible. The main limiting factors are related with high cost of the missions and the weight of the elements. For this reason, the ...
    • Proyecto de diseño de sistema electrónico para compartir ubicación entre dos satélites cubo 

      Bustamante, Guillermo Nicolás (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En este proyecto encontraremos el desarrollo del sistema electrónico de un nano satélite con respecto a la obtención de datos de temperatura, presión y ubicación, lo cuales, se transfieren, mediante comunicación inalámbrica ...