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Smart Small Satellites: Design, Modelling and Development

Proceedings of the International Conference on Small Satellites, ICSS 2022

  • Comprises select peer-reviewed proceedings of the conference ICSS 2022

  • Enriches understanding by including contributions from leading experts across the globe

  • Focuses on efficient power management system, application-based optimum payload designs, and telemetry and telecommand

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE, volume 963)

About this book

This book comprises the select proceedings of the International Conference on Small Satellites and its Applications (ICSS) 2022. It aims to provide a comprehensive and broad-spectrum picture of the state-of-the-art research, development, and commercial perspective of various discoveries conducted in the real-world smart small satellites, applications and their services. The contents of this book focuses on efficient power management system, application-based optimum payload designs, telemetry and telecommand, advanced navigation and RF systems, flight and ground software’s, structure, mechanism and materials, space craft autonomy, quality, testing and reliability for designing the small satellites through advanced computational procedures for a variety of applications, etc. This book proves a valuable resource for those in academia and industry.


  • Satellite Payload Design
  • Inter-satelllite Communication
  • Constellation Management
  • Orbital Control System
  • Space Law and Space Business
  • ICSS22
  • ICSS Proceedings
  • ICSS 2022 Proceedings

Editors and Affiliations

  • School of Mechanical Engineering, Coordinator of Division of Research and Development, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, India

    Chander Prakash

  • Crucible of Research & Innovation, Centre for Research in Space Science and Technology, PES University, Bengaluru, India

    V. Sambasiva Rao

  • Centre for Space Research, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, India

    DVA Raghava Murthy

About the editors

Prof. Prakash working as a Professor and Dean (Associate), Division of Research & Development, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India. He is Adjunct Professor (Honorary position) at Institute for Computational Science, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam. His area of research is Materials Science and Manufacturing. Dr. Prakash has authored more than 250 research articles in journals, conference proceedings, and books. In 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 he received the Research Excellence Award for publishing the highest number of publications at the University. He is also featured in “World Ranking of Top 2% Scientists” in the 2021 database (Published: 19 October 2021)”. He has edited 23 books and 3 authored books for various reputed publishers like Springer, Elsevier, CRC Press, and World Scientific. He is the series editor of the book “Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies: Additive, Subtractive, and Hybrid, CRC Press Taylor & Francis. He is serving editorial board member of peer reviewer intranational journals “Cogent Engineering” and “Frontiers in Manufacturing Technology”. He is serving as Guest Editor of 21 peer-reviewed SCI-indexed Journals. He is an active member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA).

D.V.A. Raghavamurthy is Director of Aerospace Research in Veltech University. He joined ISRO as Systems Engineer after his M.Sc.(Tech) from REC Warangal and worked on numerous satellite projects, including Bhaskara-II, TES, and IRS satellites. He was Project Director of Cartosat-1, IMS-1, YouthSat, SARAL and first Project Director of Chandrayaan 2. He had also been involved in small satellite projects till 2013, when he became Director of the Earth Observations System in ISRO Head Quarters and was responsible for Earth observing satellites, missions and applications till his retirement in 2016.

V. Sambasiva Rao is Professor in the Electrical and Communications Engineering Department in PES University and Director of the Crucible of Research and Innovation (CORI), Bangalore. An engineering graduate from College of Engineering, Kakinada, (Andhra University), he obtained his Ph.D from BITS, Pilani, and was associated with ISRO in various capacities for 37 years, till his retirement as Deputy Director from ISRO Satellite Centre in June 2011. In ISRO, he was responsible for the development of high bit rate data transmitters for all IRS series of satellites and various RF and microwave systems in S, C, X, Ku and Ka bands for IRS and INSAT missions and was also associated with the planning of communication satellites and development of associated technologies. 

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