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Small launch platforms for micro-satellites (2018)
Journal Article
Cappelletti, C., Battistini, S., & Graziani, F. (in press). Small launch platforms for micro-satellites. Advances in Space Research, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2018.05.004. ISSN 0273-1177

The number of small satellites launched into orbit has enormously increased in the last twenty years. The introduction of new standards of micro-satellites has multiplied the launch demand around the world. Nevertheless, not all the missions can easi... Read More

Results of the attitude reconstruction for the UniSat-6 microsatellite using in-orbit data (2016)
Journal Article
Battistini, S., Cappelletti, C., & Graziani, F. (2016). Results of the attitude reconstruction for the UniSat-6 microsatellite using in-orbit data. Acta Astronautica, 127, doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2016.05.020. ISSN 0094-5765

UniSat-6 is a civilian microsatellite that was launched in orbit on the 19th of June, 2014. Its main mission consisted in the in-orbit release of a number of on-board carried Cubesats and in the transmission to the UniSat-6 ground station of telemetr... Read More