MIST – a short intro

Many universities in the world have built small satellites called Cubesats. The KTH Space Center started  its own Cubesat project,MIST, on January 28, 2015. All purchased satellite and ground station subsystems have been delivered. The technical/scientific experiments are being completed. The ground station is under construction. Final testing of the satellite is expected to be... Continue Reading →

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LEGS experiment delivered

On 28 September 2021 the MIST project received another flight model experiment for the student satellite! The two gentlemen in the middle hold each a circuit board that work together. Professor Carl-Mikael Zetterling (left) holds his SiC transistor experiment and to the right of him Anders Jansson (from the Piezomotor company in the nearby city... Continue Reading →

End-of-semester-meeting, 14 December

Unfortunately we had to make do with a group picture via Zoom for this semester's MIST team in. If we do not count visitors and supervisors there were 29 students present - both students from the fall semester and some that will join the project in January. Names have been blurred except for the project... Continue Reading →

What’s in a box?

The box on the left contains the low-noise amplifier (the smaller yellowish box) for receiving signals on UHF (437 MHz) and a filter (larger yellowish box) to eliminate interference from the uplink transmitter, mobile telephones and FM broadcasting stations. The black device is a surge arrestor to provide some protection against lightning. The box on... Continue Reading →

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