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Control moment gyro actuator for small satellite applications
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-03)
The aim of the thesis is to design a Control Moment Gyro (CMG) actuator which can be used in small satellite applications. The hardware and software of the CMG has to be designed according to specifications given. A ...
The evaluation of a SoC processor as an on-board computer for a low earth orbit satellite
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The use of commercial-off-the-shelf components in low earth orbit (LEO) satellite systems has become a very popular design trend. Not only are many of these components sufficiently radiation tolerant, ...
An investigation of satellite maneuvering and orientation strategies using an air bearing table
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
In this thesis, the maneuvering and orientation of an inspection/service satellite is investigated. This thesis will demonstrate a simplified satellite maneuver around another satellite (for docking purposes). This is ...