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MeznSat—A 3U CubeSat for Monitoring Greenhouse Gases Using Short Wave Infra-Red Spectrometry: Mission Concept and Analysis

Abdul-Halim Jallad, Prashanth Marpu, Zulkifli Abdul Aziz, Abdulla Al Marar, Mohammed Awad
2019 Aerospace (Basel)  
Miniature low-cost, lightweight instruments on-board low-cost nanosatellite platforms such as CubeSats could be used to provide precise measurements of greenhouse gases levels.  ...  The secondary payload will consist of a high definition (HD) camera that will allow post-processing to achieve the high geolocation accuracy required for the SWIR spectrometer data.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank all students involved as well as the UAE Space Agency for sponsoring the MeznSat program.  ... 
doi:10.3390/aerospace6110118 fatcat:b3khjrh23jdbjlcucoxhhsd2me

Development of a Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation Environment on a MDVE for FPGA-based On-board Computing Systems

Toshinori KUWAHARA, Albert FALKE, Claas ZIEMKE, Yasir MUHAMMAD, Jens EICKHOFF, Hans-Peter RÖSER
Recently, the demand on applying new high density FPGA technologies for innovative spacecraft on-board computing systems is rising.  ...  The small satellite "Flying Laptop" which is built by the Universität Stuttgart is the demonstrator of a FPGA-based on-board computer.  ...  system development utilizing MDVE is the possibility for early simulated satellite mission operations, using real on-board software in the virtual satellite.  ... 
doi:10.2322/tstj.7.pf_1 fatcat:2rodzeq3wjhvzlrwgwqmm4dr6a

Architecture-Based Design: A Satellite On-Board Software Case Study [chapter]

Anastasia Mavridou, Emmanouela Stachtiari, Simon Bliudze, Anton Ivanov, Panagiotis Katsaros, Joseph Sifakis
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We provide a taxonomy of architecture styles for satellite on-board software, formally defined by architecture diagrams in the BIP component-based framework.  ...  In this case study, we apply the architecture-based design approach to the control software of the CubETH satellite.  ...  Finally, we are deeply grateful to the anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-57666-4_16 fatcat:whm4vakwsrej3av53ftl7fmvju

Ground Station Design for STSAT-3

Kyung-Hee Kim, Hyo-Choong Bang, Jang-Soo Chae, Hong-Young Park, Sang-Hyun Lee
2011 International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sciences  
Science and Technology Satellite-3 (STSAT-3) is a 150 kg class micro satellite based with the national space program.  ...  The ground station consists of the mission control element and the data receiving element. This ground station is designed with the concept of low cost and high efficiency.  ...  This scheme consists of one control PC and several operating PCs for the STSAT-2 and STSAT-3. Each operating PC has unique operating programs for each satellite.  ... 
doi:10.5139/ijass.2011.12.3.283 fatcat:gygf3h63xnhwhlijxv3t6lgmri

Satellite Edge Computing for the Internet of Things in Aerospace

Yuxuan Wang, Jun Yang, Xiye Guo, Zhi Qu
2019 Sensors  
However, traditional satellites are highly customized, and on-board resources are designed for specific applications rather than universal computing.  ...  It can dynamically load software in orbit, flexibly share on-board resources, and provide services coordinated with the cloud.  ...  On-Board Software Architecture As an intelligent node for space edge computing, the core of iSat is the software.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19204375 fatcat:2hyvzrsscfbubn2ltlul7d4zla

Safety Concept for a Mixed Criticality On-Board Software System ∗

Alejandro Alonso, Juan A. de Ia Puente, Juan Zamorano, Miguel A. de Miguel, Emilio Salazar, Jorge Garrido
2015 IFAC-PapersOnLine  
This paper presents a safety concept for the on-board software system of the UPMSat-2 experimental satellite.  ...  The safety requirements of the system are analysed, and a safety concept is developed based on the partitioned software architecture.  ...  Safety concept for the satellite software The safety concept for the on-board software system is based on the following principles (see section 2 for the names of the subsystems): (1) The manager is the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2015.08.138 fatcat:ec4qhxyvgbc4jgai3gaklqgrnu

Model-Based Testing Applied to Software Components of Satellite Simulators

Paulo Diego Barbosa da Silva, Ana Maria Ambrosio, Emilia Villani
2018 Modelling and Simulation in Engineering  
During a satellite operation, these simulators are essential for validating critical manoeuvres, testing new on-board software versions, and supporting the diagnosis of anomalies.  ...  operating modes of the subsystem.  ...  (ii) OBDH (on-board data handling subsystem): it corresponds to the satellite on-board computer system.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/3847843 fatcat:mckfjylza5a3lmqwphtl644bt4

QSAT: A Low-Cost Design for 50kg Class Piggyback Satellite

Yoshihiro TSURUDA, Toshiya HANADA, Jozef C. VAN DER HA
In June 2006, JAXA announced a program for the selection of H-IIA piggyback passengers to small-satellite projects performed by universities and regional communities in Japan.  ...  In this context, we started the satellite project named QSAT (Kyushu Satellite) in 2006.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors acknowledge the generous support of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Grant-in-Aid for Promotion of Scientific Research, Scientific Research (S), contract number  ... 
doi:10.2322/tstj.7.tf_7 fatcat:kc2ajvu2kfbl7l7k7o5afzmmlm

A New Approach for Detecting and Correcting Errors in the Satellite Communications Based on Hamming Error Correcting Code

Ashkan Masoomi, Roozbeh Hamzehiyan
2013 Journal of clean energy technologies  
In this paper the impact of these faults on the data is discussed and compared for all the five modes of AES. From five modes of AES, CRT mode is selected to encrypt satellite video and image links.  ...  A detailed analysis of the effect of SEUs on the imaging data during on-board encryption using the modes of AES is carried out.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was supported in part by Aerospace Research Institute depends on Islamic Azad University, Boushehr Branch.  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijcte.2013.v5.683 fatcat:tbtre6ynmjh6zkedfxgdoyoiou


Massimiliano Pepe
2018 Geodesy and Cartography  
By several case studies it was shown that, using a low cost RTK board for Arduino environment, a smartphone with open source application for Android and the availability of data correction from CORS service  ...  In addition, a recent technique of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) survey, called Network Real Time Kinematic (NRTK), allows to obtain to rapid and accurate positioning measurements.  ...  In order to configure the RTK board in rover mode, a specific software supplied by the board manufacturer was used.  ... 
doi:10.3846/gac.2018.1255 fatcat:dr47whbpufbpbceoi747rhw2ou

ADCS Design with Effective FDIR Considering Mission Constraints for a Small Satellite

Kikuko MIYATA, Shinichi NAKASUKA
The method consists of (1) a simplified satellite system design and requirement for attitude determination and control system (ADCS); (2) a simplified fault detection, isolation, and recovery (FDIR) system  ...  For the system analyses, this study proposes to select and focus on the most important parameters, especially system or mission survivability.  ...  This satellite has three on-board computers: a main on-board computer (MOBC) for communication and data-handling, an attitude-control on-board computer (AOBC), and a science-handling unit (SHU) for mission-data  ... 
doi:10.2322/tastj.12.td_7 fatcat:p32naym7uncgnbdwmd6vyy7niq

Embedded Networking And Hardware-Accelerated Graphics With Satellite Ccrma

Edgar Berdahl, Spencer Salazar, Myles Borins
2013 Zenodo  
paper focuses primarily on networking capabilities of Satellite CCRMA andnew software for enabling interactive control of the hardware-acceleratedgraphical output.  ...  Satellite CCRMA is a platform for making embedded musical instruments andembedded installations.  ...  ., Chris Jubien, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and the Satellite CCRMA user base.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1178475 fatcat:orbrb4yurnelbnjtwtsqgfydia

Total Ionizing Dose Effects on a Highly Integrated RF Transceiver for Small Satellite Radio Applications in Low Earth Orbit

Jan Budroweit, Maciej Sznajder
2018 2018 IEEE International Symposium on the Physical and Failure Analysis of Integrated Circuits (IPFA)  
This paper presents the use case and selected radiation test results of such RFIC technologies for small satellite radio applications, primary designed for low earth orbit (LEO) missions.  ...  Software-Defined Radios (SDR) are commonly used in state-of-the-art radio systems and are already well established in the space industry.  ...  For this purpose the test board with the DUT is demounted from the baseband processing board inside of the radiation chamber and is then mounted to another baseband processing board inside of test performance  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipfa.2018.8452610 fatcat:7x5qegth7ranledrk4jcaoabri

Earth Observation Mission of a 6U CubeSat with a 5-Meter Resolution for Wildfire Image Classification Using Convolution Neural Network Approach

Muhammad Hasif bin Azami, Necmi Cihan Orger, Victor Hugo Schulz, Takashi Oshiro, Mengu Cho
2022 Remote Sensing  
, customized optics, and a camera controller board.  ...  Even though the payload is designed for Earth observation and to capture man-made patterns on the ground as the main mission, a secondary mission is planned for the classification of wildfire images by  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to express their appreciation for the valuable comments of the associate editors and anonymous reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs14081874 fatcat:v2capbqspbcrxmgg4qhp4qnebm

Reusable and Reliable Flight-Control Software for a Fail-Safe and Cost-Efficient Cubesat Mission: Design and Implementation

Ibtissam Latachi, Tajjeeddine Rachidi, Mohammed Karim, Ahmed Hanafi
2020 Aerospace (Basel)  
The command and data handling system chosen for Masat-1 is a system-on-module-embedded computer running freeRTOS.  ...  While there is no rigorous framework to develop nanosatellites flight software, this manuscript aimed to explore and establish processes to design a reliable and reusable flight software architecture for  ...  The second one is command consistency; onboard routines were implemented to verify the right execution of a given command. In a default case, a number of command retries is issued.  ... 
doi:10.3390/aerospace7100146 fatcat:i54c4kpparbojlqn4xnzgxqihi
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