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Nano-Satellites: Space and Ground Technologies, Operations and Economics

Nano-Satellites: Space and Ground Technologies, Operations and Economics

Rogerio Atem de Carvalho, Jaime Estela

ISBN: 978-1-119-04203-7

Feb 2019

517 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Nano-Satellites: Space and Ground Technologies, Operations and Economics

Rogerio Atem de Carvalho, Instituto Federal Fluminense, Brazil

Jaime Estela, Spectrum Aerospace Group, Germany and Peru

Covering the latest research on nano-satellites 

Nano-Satellites: Space and Ground Technologies, Operations and Economics comprehensively presents the latest research on the fast developing area of nano-satellites. Divided into three distinct sections, the book begins with a brief history of nano-satellites and introduces nano-satellite technologies, payloads for nano-satellite and explains how these are deployed into space. The second section provides an overview on ground segment and operations and the third section focuses on the regulations, policies, economics, and future trends.

Key features:

  • Examines the cost of development of nano-satellites.
  • Covers the latest policies and regulations.
  • Considers future trends for nano-satellites.
  • Contributions from global experts.
  • Gives a broad vision of the small satellites area.

Nano-Satellites: Space and Ground Technologies, Operations and Economics is a comprehensive reference for researchers and practitioners working with nano-satellites in the aerospace industry.