Tag Archives: microsatellites

Fourth Anniversary of UniSat-6

UniSat-6 fulfilled GAUSS’ long endurance expectations and is turning 4 today! GAUSS latest small satellite sailed across the sky for a whole year more, being up and running and still completely operative, hence demonstrating its good health.  UniSat-6 was launched on 19 June 2014 and ejected into orbit with its payload by the Dnepr LV, from […]

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GAUSS latest satellites

Since the foundation of the Company GAUSS Srl in 2012 several small satellites have been developed and launched: Platform UNISAT-5: the satellite UniSat-5 designed and built by GAUSS was launched on the Dnepr rocket, from Yasny base (Russia) on 21 November 2013, carrying aboard 8 nano-satellites (4 CubeSats and 4 PocketQubes); Platform UNISAT-6: the satellite UniSat-6 was  […]

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CubeSats

CubeSats: The Origins CubeSats can go from 1U to even 12U Units and beyond.  The revolutionary CubeSat project is quite young although by now it is visibly diffused: it started in 1999 when Professor Bob Twiggs (from  Stanford University’s Space Systems Development Laboratory) and Professor Jordi PuigSuari (from California Polytechnic State University – Cal Poly, California) […]

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Background – Before G.A.U.S.S. Srl

The first UNISAT satellites were developed by GAUSS Group from Scuola di Ingegneria Aerospaziale of Rome. The UNISAT (University Satellite) program as part of the space research projects of GAUSS Group started in 1990 and finished in 2012 with the launch of UNICUBESAT-GG. In 2012 the company G.A.U.S.S. Srl was founded and from there onwards it has continued launching […]

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3rd IAA Conference (2015)

3rd IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop & International Workshop on Lean Satellite Standardization The third IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop, sponsored by the International Academy of Astronautics and the European Space Agency and organized by G.A.U.S.S. Srl, including a Workshop on Lean Satellite Standardization, organized by the Kyushu Institute […]

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UNISAT-5 mission

Gallery of pictures of UniSat-5 payloads integration in Rome Characteristics UNISAT-5 is the first satellite designed, built and launched by GAUSS Srl, the private Company that inherits the experience gained with the UniSat program at the School of Aerospace Engineering of the University of Rome “Sapienza”. The project was developed in collaboration with students and researchers of the Space Science Center of MSU (Morehead State […]

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