3 October 2011 Aalto-1: a hyperspectral Earth observing nanosatellite
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This paper introduces the Aalto-1 remote sensing nanosatellite, which is being built under the coordination of The Department of Radio Science and Engineering of Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering. The satellite is a three unit CubeSat, and it will be mostly built by students. The satellite platform is designed to house several payloads, and the main payload of the Aalto-1 mission will be the world's smallest hyperspectral imager while secondary payloads being a compact radiation monitor and an electrostatic plasma brake for de-orbiting.
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Antti Näsilä, Anssi Hakkarainen, Jaan Praks, Antti Kestilä, Kalle Nordling, Rafal Modrzewski, Heikki Saari, Jarkko Antila, Rami Mannila, Pekka Janhunen, Rami Vainio, Martti Hallikainen, "Aalto-1: a hyperspectral Earth observing nanosatellite", Proc. SPIE 8176, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XV, 81760C (3 October 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.898125; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.898125
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