The Asteroid Day, which is celebrated on June 30, is an annual international event declared by the United Nations Organization in December 2016 with the goal to spread awareness among general public about asteroids, their research, their usage, their hazards and the methods of Earth protection against them. The celebration date had been selected in […]
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UniSat-6 has reached its sixth anniversary in orbit! UniSat-6 was launched on 19 June 2014 at 21:11:11 CET and it is still operating nominally. GAUSS engineers are still downloading valuable UniSat-6 telemetry data that has been thoroughly evaluated throughout the years, in order to design its latest successor, UniSat-7, which will soon be launched. All subsystems onboard constituting […]
CastelGAUSS Observatory has been employed to track the BepiColombo spacecraft, during its gravitational slingshot around Earth. CatelGAUSS project is GAUSS‘ remote observatory for space objects, created, managed and operated by GAUSS, with an administrative and scientific cooperation involving KIAM and the Municipality of Castelgrande. The slingshot (the first of nine) was used to bend BepiColombo’s […]
GAUSS has been featured in the latest copy of Corriere Innovazione, a magazine of one of the most read Italian newspapers, Corriere della Sera. The article, titled “Il cubo magico spaziale ” (“The space magic cube” ), has been published on April 3rd, 2020. It reported on several Italian Companies involved in CubeSat Space programs. […]
You may now find online the conference presentations and photo gallery for the 5th IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions.
Cubesats in 2020: Not Toys Anymore An analysis by Olga Ovchinnikova Readiness for interplanetary missions, shift to commercial use and growing environmental consciousness. These are some of the interim results of twenty-year development of tiny low-cost satellites, CubeSats, which have been framed at the 5th IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop […]