Small Satellites

Orbital and attitude dynamics and control

4S Symposium in Sorrento, Italy

June 4, 2018

Our master student Michael Koptev took part in the Small Satellites Systems
and Services (4S) Symposium held in Sorrento from May 28 to June 1. At the session Mission & System Analysis & Distributed Mission Concepts, Michael presented his thesis-based research devoted to the design and deployment of nanosatellite tetrahedral formations.

Michael Koptev, Sergey Trofimov
Improved Design and Deployment Analysis for a HEO Tetrahedral Formation with Passive Deputy Nanosatellites 

One can also see the animation illustrating the proposed scheme of tetrahedral formation deployment.