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SHARP & High Altitude Ballooning Practices

by Luca Degasper Overview SHARP – which stands for Southampton High Altitude Reusable Platform – was developed last year as part of another Group Design Project ( Its primary objective is to allow any payload to be tested in the upper atmosphere using a high altitude balloon, enabling tracking and recovery. Southampton High Altitude Reusable [...]

Communications Subsystem Design

by Michael Moore This episode of technical corner will be regarding the design of our communications systems that satellite uses. When looking to create a communications system for our CubeSat we first looked at the possibility of using the on board communications systems of our phone, the available communications were through the GSM networks (the [...]