CubeSat Course 2012

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International CubeSat specialists firs time in Finland!

Tuesday 8 May

  • 10:00 CubeSat: trends and developments, Jaan Praks (Aalto University)
  • 12:00 Antennas for small satellites, Rafal Modrzewski (Aalto University)
  • 14:00 Spacecraft Mechatronics, Steven Engelen (TU Delft)
  • 16:00 MaSat: lessons learned, Zsolt Várhegyi (Budapest Univ. of Tech. and Econ.)

Wednesday 9 May

  • 9:00 Electrical Power Systems, Craig Clark (ClydeSpace)
  • 11:00 Launch and testing procedures, Abe Bonnema (ISIS)
  • 14:00 Attitude determination and control systems, Matthias Buhl (BST)
  • 16:00 ESTCube satellite development and status, Andris Slavinskis (University of Tartu)

Thursday 10 May

  • 9:00 On board computing challenges in LEO, (C. P. Bridges, Surrey Space Centre)
  • 10:30 Aalto-1 project progress , Aalto-1 team presentations (Aalto University)
  • 14:00 Rocketry in Finland (SATS)
  • 14:45 Finnish software in space, and spin-off to Earth (Matti Anttila, SSF)
  • 15:45 Research at FMI: Mars MetNet (Harri Haukka; FMI)
  • 16:30 25 years in ESA (Pauli Stigell, TEKES)
  • 18:00 BBQ and sauna at Rantasauna

The course gives 1 to 2 post graduate level credits, depending on amount of lectures attended. Lecture  diary is  required of all attended lectures. 
Place: Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering big lecture halls.
Otakaari 5 A, 02150 Espoo.