Project overview of the Naval Postgraduate School Spacecraft architecture and technology demonstration experiment
Reuer, Charles R.
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DH) subsystem, lithium-ion polymer batteries, a Linux operating system, and Ferroelectric RAM. NPS possesses a unique ability to educate a large number of service personnel in a wide variety of space-related topics. In particular, NPS is not only able to provide classroom and laboratory education on principles, concepts, philosophies, and historical perspectives of space, but also it can provide the student the opportunity to conduct on-orbit operations and testing of the same spacecraft that were designed and built on the grounds of the NPS campus. This thesis describes the overall project of designing NPSAT1, and many of the associated requirements that ultimately lead to a successful mission on