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AAUSAT3 - ADCS1

Objective

ADCS1 is the main detumbling system for AAUSAT3. The purpose of ADCS1 is to lower the rotational speed of the satellite using the B-DOT approach.

Hardware

  • AT90CAN128 micro controller
  • Honeywell HMC6343 compass measuring the magnetic field
  • Nine in house developed coils as actuators

ADCS - Attitude Determination and Control System