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Microsatellites

Microsatellites are small artificial satellites built with low mass and size  – usually weighting between 10/11 and 100/120 kg – whose reduced manufacturing and launch costs ease a responsive access to Space. The interest of universities, private companies and government agencies in launching microsatellites has been increasing in the last decades, representing a recent significant development in the Space industry scenario. Microsatellites are built with […]

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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) created a […]

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Satellite Design

GAUSS Srl is active in the aerospace industry and has a long experience in designing, manufacturing and releasing satellites of small size (under 50 kg).  In particular, the Company is specialized in: Microsatellites (the UniSat series) CubeSats PocketQubes Deployers for Cubesats & PocketQubes Our team is able to provide all necessary information related to the satellite project, […]

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