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Cubesats in Low Earth Orbit: Perils and Countermeasures

  title={Cubesats in Low Earth Orbit: Perils and Countermeasures},
  author={Gianmario Broccia},
In orbit, we find a harsh environment able to damage even space-qualified components. The main threats will be listed in the following lines, one by one, also presenting some of the effects on commercial electronics. According to the literature, the most recommended materials and countermeasures will be also introduced under each 'Materials and Countermeasures' paragraph.