Aalto-1, multi-payload CubeSat: design, integration and launch

  title={Aalto-1, multi-payload CubeSat: design, integration and launch},
  author={Jaan Praks and Muhammad Rizwan Mughal and Rami Vainio and Pekka Janhunen and Jouni Envall and Philipp Oleynik and Antti Nasila and Hannu Leppinen and Petri Niemela and Andris Slavinskis and Jan Gieseler and Petri Toivanen and Tuomas Tikka and Tatu Peltola and Alexandre Bosser and Gabriel J{\"o}rg Schwarzkopf and Nemanja Jovanovic and Bagus Adiwiluhung Riwanto and Antti Kestila and A. Punkkinen and R. Punkkinen and Hannu-Pekka Hedman and T. Santti and J-O. Lill and J. M. K. Slotte and Henrik Kettunen and Ari Virtanen},
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