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Overview of the NPS Spacecraft Architecture and Technology Demonstration Satellite, NPSAT1
This paper describes the overall design of NPSAT1, a low-cost, technology demonstration satellite which hosts a number of experiments. The command and data handling (C&DH) subsystem is built on
Ad Hoc Wireless Networking and Shared Computation for Autonomous Multirobot Systems
The paper presents three key aspects of this novel architecture to include procedures to install the real-time application interface patched operating system and wireless ad hoc communication protocol on a multiple robot system; development of a Simulink library to enable intercommunication among robots and provide the requisite software-hardware interfaces for the onboard sensor suite and actuator packages.
NPS-Solar Cell Array Tester
Navy Education Through Amateur Satellite Development
AIAA Space Programs and Technologies Conference and Exhibit, September 21-23, 1993 / Huntsville, AL
Naval Postgraduate School PANSAT: Lessons Learned
The Petite Amateur Navy Satellite (PANSAT) was launched aboard the STS-95 Discovery Shuttle on 29 October 1998. PANSAT was inserted into a circular, low-Earth orbit at an altitude of 550 km and
System controller hardware and embedded software for the Petite Amateur Navy Satellite (PANSAT)
The design of the hardware and embedded software of a digital computer that provides autonomous control of the PANSAT spacecraft, designed for use during a two year mission in a low earth orbit, is documents.
The Mobile CubeSat Command and Control (MC3) Ground Station Network: An Overview and Look Ahead
The MC3 network is described and an overview of cost-effective future capabilities that will benefit researchers flying experiments on small satellites are presented, including the Satellite Agile Transmit and Receive Network (SATRN) software, flexible software-defined radio architectures, fast-track radio licensing, expanded frequency support, and integration into secure cloud-based infrastructure.