Results of the analysis of the RAX-1 and RAX-2 attitude determination system have recently been published.
John C. Springmann, James W. Cutler, Flight results of a low-cost attitude determination system, Acta Astronautica, Volume 99, June–July 2014, Pages 201-214, ISSN 0094-5765, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2014.02.026.
Two MXL alumni were recently profiled by the University of Michigan College of Engineering for their roles in the space industry: Kiril “Kiko” Dontchev, who worked on the first M-Cubed and RAX-1, is now a power systems engineer at SpaceX, where he designs and tests lithium ion batteries. Eric Gustafson, an alumnus of Continue Reading »
On July 16-20, MXL faculty and students participated in a small satellite workshop hosted by Caltech’s Keck Institute for Space Studies. The workshop, titled “Small Satellites: A Revolution in Space Science,” started off with a one-day lecture series featuring research and development efforts from both academia and industry. The workshop was designed to bring together Continue Reading »
While at KISS, MXL director Prof. James Cutler will be presenting a lecture titled “Recent Space Physics Science from RAX” during a one day intensive short course on small satellites. Continue Reading »