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, Antti Näsilä, Anssi Hakkarainen, Anssi Hakkarainen, Jaan Praks, Jaan Praks, Antti Kestilä, Antti Kestilä, Kalle Nordling, Kalle Nordling, Rafal Modrzewski, Rafal Modrzewski, Heikki Saari, Heikki Saari, Jarkko Antila, Jarkko Antila, Rami Mannila, Rami Mannila, Pekka Janhunen, Pekka Janhunen, Rami Vainio, Rami Vainio, Martti Hallikainen, 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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