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Preliminary System Simulation Environment of the University Micro-Satellite Flying Laptop

  • Alexander Brandt
  • Ivan Kossev
  • Albert Falke
  • Jens Eickhoff
  • Hans-Peter Roeser

Abstract

The Institute of Space Systems at the Universität Stuttgart builds a\break micro-satellite for the purpose of technology evaluation and scientific experiments. The complexity of the project and its limited human resources require efficient modern development and engineering techniques. To support the satellite development process, EADS Astrium Friedrichshafen has sponsored a Model-based Development and Verification Environment infrastructure, to be used for test and design verification. This paper focuses on the set-up of the Model-based Development and Verification Environment simulator, in particular on the configuration of the simulated satellite environment, the creation of equipment models and operational facilities to control the simulated satellite and the simulator. Orbit and thermal simulations were conducted to demonstrate the functionality of the environment setup under consideration.

Keywords

Field Programmable Gate Array Thermal Model Attitude Control System Thermal Interface Reaction Wheel 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Brandt
    • 1
  • Ivan Kossev
    • 1
  • Albert Falke
    • 1
  • Jens Eickhoff
    • 2
  • Hans-Peter Roeser
    • 1
  1. 1.Universität Stuttgart70569 StuttgartGermany
  2. 2.EADS Astrium GmbH88039 FriedrichshafenGermany

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