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CubeSat Handbook : From Mission Design to Operations, Paperback / softback Book


CubeSat Handbook: From Mission Design to Operations is the first book solely devoted to the design, manufacturing, and in-orbit operations of CubeSats. Beginning with an historical overview from CubeSat co-inventors Robert Twiggs and Jordi Puig-Suari, the book is divided into 6 parts with contributions from international experts in the area of small satellites and CubeSats. It covers topics such as standard interfaces, on-board & ground software, industry standards in terms of control algorithms and sub-systems, systems engineering, standards for AITV (assembly, integration, testing and validation) activities, and launch regulations. This comprehensive resource provides all the information needed for engineers and developers in industry and academia to successfully design and launch a CubeSat mission.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 420 pages, Approx. 150 illustrations; Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Aerospace & aviation technology
  • ISBN: 9780128178843