Students designing and building satellites: Penn state's LionSat and the university nanosat program

Sven G. Bilén, Charles L. Croskey, Robert Melton, David Spencer, Deborah Levin, Michael M. Micci

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Abstract

LionSat is a multi-disciplinary space systems project involving several department of The Pennsylvania State University, including electrical, aerospace, and mechanical engineering departments. The project also includes students from the College of Science and the College of Education. The Communications and Space Sciences Laboratory (CSSL), located on campus is serving as the coordination center for the project. LionSat is designed as 'sciencecraft' with a science experiments and bus fully integrated and explore the ram/wake structure of a small spacecraft via plasma probes placed on booms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13353-13363
Number of pages11
JournalASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005
Externally publishedYes
Event2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: The Changing Landscape of Engineering and Technology Education in a Global World - Portland, OR, United States
Duration: Jun 12 2005Jun 15 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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