Updated 3D-printed model of MIST

May 2017: On the left students Björn Ordoubadian and Marcus Ackland assemble the 3D-printed parts and a mock cable harness into the I.S.I.S. structure. On the right project manager Sven Grahn holds the finished product.

End-of-semester meeting for team 5

23 May 2017: Students from the outgoing MIST team (# 5) gather in front of the wooden sculpture of the Space Shuttle Discovery in which Swedish Astronaut Christer Fuglesang twice travelled to the International Space Station. A few members of the incoming team are also presnt in the picture. The location is KTH's Aerospace and... Continue Reading →

End-to-end Communication tests

Students have started running communications tests between the Elveti (by Solenix GmbH) Mission Control Software (in a laptop) and the on-board computer (iOBC) via the RF Checkout Box and the onboard transceiver (TRXVU). The Checkout Box, iOBC and TRXVU are all Products of Innovative Solutions In Space B.V. Students Johan Engberg and Minjia Chen do the... Continue Reading →

The first ground station part!

What kind of strange device is this? Actually it is a quarter-wave coaxial impedance transformer/matching device that ties together four antennas to one cable for feeding into a radio receiver. This particular matching transformer is cut for the downlink frequency of MIST at about 437 MHz, so it is the firtst part we have got... Continue Reading →

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