CubeSat

CubeSat – Meet the OBC Subsystem

Would you ever leave your computer on and unattended for an entire week? How about for 8 months, while you are 400km away? Even though electronic devices at home won’t remain on for so long, a satellite will have to endure the loneliness of space for a really long time Read more…

CubeSat

CubeSat – Meet the Communications Subsystem

On October 4, 1957, the first ever artificial satellite in history, Sputnik 1, was launched and set to orbit, transmitting radio waves which contained information on the ionosphere’s electron density. Sputnik 1 signal From those seemingly simple beacons of 1957, the evolution of space missions has gifted us with photos Read more…

CubeSat

CubeSat – Meet the Trajectory Subsystem

Performing a mission in space without question requires a rocket and a satellite. Using the rocket, the satellite is placed into orbit around our planet and remains in space until the mission is performed or the satellite reenters the atmosphere. When that, happens it disintegrates by the high temperatures reached Read more…

CubeSat

What is a CubeSat?

To explain what a CubeSat is, first we should define a small satellite. A small satellite is any satellite that is under 300kg – in comparison, “traditional” satellites can reach some tons. A CubeSat, of course, is much lighter than 300 kg and for this reason is categorized by many Read more…

Aeronautics

ASAT made it TWICE! 🏆 ✈️

We are so proud of our projects, but this time our Aeronautics project has crossed the limits. We are going to participate in the Air Cargo Challenge 2019 (ACC) with two models, which both got accepted by the organization a few days ago! They are completely different models and the second Read more…