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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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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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