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Attitude sensor and actuator interfacing for micro-satellites
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this thesis was to design and test the interfaces of sensors and actuators. In the complete Attitude Determination and Control System CADCS) the Interface Control Processor (ICP) must ...
Design of an aerodynamic attitude control system for a CubeSat
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The Cape Peninsula University of Technology, in collaboration with Stellenbosch University, is developing a 3-unit CubeSat for a low earth polar orbit. The two main payloads are a camera and a radio ...
Attitude determination and control system of a nanosatellite
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
The aim of this project was to design and test a partial attitude determination and control system for a nanosatellite. The reaction wheel system was designed and tested as an actuator for the nanosatellite. This reaction ...
An attitude control system for the deployment and stabilisation of a tethered dual CubeSat mission
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The use of electrodynamic tethers on-board satellites is an exciting scientific prospect. These conductive tethers provide the means for satellites to generate power and to do propulsion by electrodynamic ...