Aalto-3: Open Source Student Satellite Project

The Aalto-3 is the third member of the Aalto Satellites family. It is a CubeSat with a size of 1U. The goal of the Aalto-3 is to provide an Open Source satellite for everyone, which has been demonstrated to work and endure in the harsh space environment.
Aalto University / Aalto-3

The Aalto-3 is a student project built around Software Defined Radio payload. The satellite is designed to be a 1U CubeSat standard satellite with a mass of 1.33 kg. It is equipped with an UHF command and telemetry link, and a camera as its primary payload. The satellite also carries a wireless bus technology demonstration and precision magnetometers as its secondary payload. Currently, the team of nearly 50 students are preparing the design, software, schematics and structure for testing and subsystem prototypes.

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Responsible Leader: Professor Jaan Praks ([email protected])
Project Manager: Alexandros Binios ([email protected])
Systems Engineer: Gabriel Schwarzkopf ([email protected])

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Aalto-3 mission

The Aalto-3 mission is a University level student satellite project, which is fully done and prepared by Bachelor and Master level students, which will result in a fully functional satellite that is ready to be launched to space.

Aalto-3 Mission

Aalto-3 Team

"The Aalto-3 has roughly 50 team members..."

Aalto-3 team
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