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KickSat Talk

KickSat Talk

This was a talk I gave at the Hacker Dojo in Mountain View, CA for the AIAA San Francisco Chapter and the Silicon Valley Space Center.

Zac Manchester

October 15, 2012

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  1. Zac$Manchester$ Space$Systems$Design$Studio$ Cornell$University$ (Currently$at$NASA$Ames)$

  2. How$did$this$start?$

  3. SpacecraA$Scaling$ Symbol Meaning AD Aerodynamic Drag EC Eddy Current Drag

    GG Gravity Gradient GR General Relativity LZ Lorentz Force M Magnetism MT Magnetism - Torquer MR Magnetism – Residual Field Moon Lunar Gravity OB Earth Oblateness PA Planetary Albedo PC Particle Collisions PL Solar System Planetary Gravity PR Poynting-Robertson Drag SP Solar Pressure SR Special Relativity SW Solar Wind Sun Solar Gravity g Characteristic Length
  4. Solar$Cells$ Microcontroller$ Radio$ Chip$Antenna$ 3.8$cm$ Energy$Storage$ Capacitor$ DCGDC$Power$ Converter$ The$Sprite$SpacecraA$

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  9. Expanding$Access$

  10. Space$TransportaLon$Costs$ Futron$CorporaLon,$Sept.$2002$ Launch$Costs$

  11. Transistor$Counts$

  12. Printed(Circuit(Board( ( 3.8$cm$x$3.8$cm$x$1$mm$ A$=$14.4$cm2$ m$=$8$gm$ A/m$=$$1.8$cm2/gm$ $ $ Depackaged(Components(on(Silicon( (

    1.7$cm$x$1.7$cm$x$350$μm$ A$=$2.89$cm2$ m$=$220$mg$ A/m$=$13.1$cm2/gm$$ $ $ System(on(Chip( ( 1.0$cm$x$1.0$cm$x$25μm$ A$=$1.0$cm2$ m$=$7.5$mg$ A/m$=$133$cm2/gm$$$ $ $ Shrink$The$SpacecraA!$
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  16. Funding$Progress$

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  18. That’s$Us!$

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  21. QuesLons?$ zrm3@cornell.edu$

  22. Orbital$LifeLme$(Shortest$Case)$

  23. Orbital$LifeLme$(Longest$Case)$

  24. RF$Before$CorrelaLon$

  25. AAer$CorrelaLon$

  26. Range$Test$

  27. Range$Test$