RAX Attitude Determination Results

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.

Attitude determination accuracy of RAX-2
Figure 12 from the paper. Attitude determination accuracy of RAX-2 data collected on December
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MXL Presents CubeSat Research at Caltech Keck Institute for Space Studies

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 »