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    • A system to determine the inertia tensor of small satellites 

      Gabarró Olsina, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-24)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Context: Attitude control of a satellite relies upon a precise determination of its inertia tensor. However, the determination of the inertia tensor of a complex system, as is the case of satellites, completely escapes ...
    • Benchmarking over satellite scheduling problem 

      Calvo Juan, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07-23)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      [ANGLÈS] The Earth Science Decadal Survey, organized by NASA, NPOESS and other American institutions, has proportioned an initial recommendation for the decade 2011-2020 consistent in a missions campaign taking care of the ...
    • Bus d'un microstaèl·lit en òrbita de la Terra 

      Borràs i Garallo, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2006-12-20)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      En aquest treball es pretén realitzar el disseny basic, o disseny de fase A, d’un microsatèl•lit per a una missió en orbita al voltant de la Terra. L’objectiu d’aquesta missió es mesurar els efectes de la radiació ionitzant ...
    • Challenge of teaching complex, end-to-end space system design and development process: Earth Observation Satellite System Design training course 

      Lin, C. C.; Southwood, D.; Meynart, R.; Aguirre, M.; Tossaint, M.; Buck, C.; Endemann, M.; Tobias, A.; Gollor, M.; Norris, P.; Spinella, G.; Borgeaud, M.; Lecomte, P.; Aguzzi, M.; Boever, C.; Gupta, V.; Callens, N. (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-04-29)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The Earth Observation Satellite System Design training course was first offered in 2018 at ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Facility at ESA’s ESEC Galaxia site in Belgium, and again in 2021 in an online format under the ...
    • Control de dispositivos y comunicación de datos en un observatorio submarino 

      Artero Delgado, Carola (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-07)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      El grupo de desarrollo SARTI de la UPC ha desarrollado el proyecto Observatorio Submarino Expandible (OBSEA). Este proyecto tiene como objetivo la puesta en marcha de los módulos necesarios para la extracción de datos ...
    • Further evidence of the long-term thermospheric density variation using 1U CubeSats 

      Martínez, Adrián; Lledó Ardila, Carlos; Gutiérrez Cabello, Jordi; Gil Pons, Pilar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-04-29)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Faculty members, undergraduate and graduate students of the School of Communication and Aerospace Engineering (Polytechnical University of Catalonia) are participating in a series of studies to determine the thermospheric ...
    • gLAB hands-on education on satellite navigation 

      Rovira Garcia, Adrià; Ibáñez Segura, Deimos; Li, Mowen; Alonso Alonso, María Teresa; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; González Casado, Guillermo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-04-29)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) allows computing the Position, Velocity and Time (PVT) of users equipped with appropriate hardware (i.e. an antenna and a receiver) and software. The latter estimates the PVT ...
    • Implementación de una placa de control de actitud 2D con magnetopares para CubeSats 

      Gómez Caballero, Andrés (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-27)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      El proyecto PLATHON (PLATaforma integrada de simulación Hardware-in-the loop para comunicaciones Opticas en Nanosatélites) se plantea mediante la colaboración estudiantil en forma de Trabajos de Fin de Grado a lo largo de ...
    • Measuring phase scintillation at different frequencies with conventional GNSS receivers operating at 1 Hz 

      Nguyen, Viet Khoi; Rovira Garcia, Adrià; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; González Casado, Guillermo; Hai Tung, Ta; The Vinh, La (2019-10-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Ionospheric scintillation causes rapid fluctuations of measurements from Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSSs), thus threatening space-based communication and geolocation services. The phenomenon is most intense in ...
    • Mission analysis for a swarm of femtosatellites to study the lower thermosphere 

      Aidynbay, Nurmakhan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The lower thermosphere (between 100 and 250 km) is badly known due to the scarcity of operating satellites in this region. Nevertheless, it is very relevant for the study of Earth-Sun relations, satellite re-entry ...
    • Mission analysis of nanosatellite constellations with OpenSatKit 

      Sermanoukian Molina, Iván; Montilla Rodríguez, Lluís; González Díez, David; Sureda Anfres, Miquel; Mata Diaz, Jorge; Alins Delgado, Juan José (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-04-29)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      CubeSat reliability is still considered an obstacle due to the sizeable fail rates generally attributed to the dead-on-arrival cases and early subsystem malfunctions. Thus, as CubeSats' primary purpose moves from technological ...
    • Mission and Thermal Analysis of UPC Cubesat 

      Sintes Arroyo, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-12-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
    • Network Simulation/Emulation for performance study of E2E satellite-based Systems 

      Domingo Ribé, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-02)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      As satellite-based systems become more popular and more complex; we witness a change of paradigm in the way of providing new services to end customers. Thus, future satellite segments are expected to be key components ...
    • On-board software testing and validation 

      Rodera Varea, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • Project of attitude control system based on reaction wheels 

      Pérez Fernández, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-22)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This project is included in the investigation group PLATHON, which has as the main objective the optical communication between satellites. In this investigation group there are included various parallel projects, which are ...
    • 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 ...
    • Structural analysis of a CubeSat 

      Herrero Jovani, Álvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-14)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      This Treball Final de Grau consists on developing, executing and assessing the results of a series of FEM structural analyses aimed to demonstrate the that the 3CAT-4 nanosatellite complies with all necessary structural ...