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Research Publications 

Journal Publications

1. Bonnici, M., Mollicone, P., Fenech, M., Azzopardi, M.A., Analytical and numerical models for thermal related design of a new pico-satelliteApplied Thermal Engineering, Elsevier B.V., 10 June 2019

Conference Publications

1. Sammut, M., Azzopardi M.A., Fenech, M., Development of Pulsed Plasma Thruster for a Pico-Satellite, Presented at the 36th International Electric Propulsion Conference (IEPC 2019), IEPC, Vienna, Austria, 16-20 Sep, 2019

2. Baldacchino, D., Debattista, D., Rotin, R., Cachia, D., Azzopardi M.A., Fabri, S.G., Bugeja, M.K., Review and Feasibility of Active Attitude Control and Detumbling for the UoMBSat-1 PocketQube Pico-Satellite, Proceedings of the 25th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 2017), IEEE, ISSN: 2473-3504, p. 1237-1243, Valletta, Malta, 3-6 July, 2017 

3. Cachia, D., Camilleri, J., Azzopardi, M.A., Angling, M., Sammut, A., Feasibility Study of a PocketQube Platform to Host an Ionospheric Impedance Probe, Proceedings of the 4S Symposium: Small Satellites go Viral, European Space Agency (ESA), Valletta, Malta, 30 May-3 Jun, 2016

4. Camilleri, J., Cachia, D., Angling, M., Azzopardi, M.A., Sammut, A., A Miniaturized Impedance Probe for Ionospheric Sensing, Proceedings of the 5th Interplanetary CubeSat workshop, iCubeSat 2016, University of Oxford, UK, 24-25 May, 2016

Media Coverage

2020-Mar-10 - Newspoint - 'Teleworkshop: Radiation Effects on Electronics & Spacecraft Computer Systems

2019-Nov-03 - The Sunday Times - 'Praise for Maltese researchers’ work on satellite microcircuits

2019-Oct-03 - Newspoint - 'Maltese PicoSatellite prototypes to undergo qualification at French Space Agency'

2019-Feb-24 - The Sunday Times - 'Malta presents progress at Global Space Convention'

2017-May-18 - TVM - Twelve2Three (Ben Camille) - University's PicoSatellite Project Progress

2017-Apr-01 - Think Magazine #19 - On Qubes and the Pockets that fit them

2017-Mar-27 - Newspoint - Department of Electronics at the Malta Robotics Olympiad (MRO)

2017-Mar-26 - The Times of Malta - University showcases advanced electronic development at MRO

2016-Dec-05 - Campus FM - The Probe P10 (Monique Chambers) - Satellites and Vision systems 

2016-Aug-02 - NET TV - Ghal Frisk (Mireille Bonello) - University of Malta Projects

2016-May-06 - The Research, Innovation and Development Trust - Taking Over the Universe 

2016-Feb-23 - TVM - TVAM (Norma Saliba) - University of Malta 'unveils the nation’s first space mission' 

2016-Feb-21 - The Malta Independent - University of Malta 'unveils the nation’s first space mission'

2016-Feb-21 - The Times of Malta - University of Malta 'unveils the nation’s first space mission'

2016-Feb-21 - - University Reveals Malta's First Space Mission

PicoSatellite Prototypes to Undergo Qualification

Collaboration with French Space Agency will improve reliability of Maltese picosatellite designs

Progress Presented at Global Space Convention

Maltese-developed Space Technology was well received at the GSTC2019 in Singapore

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Malta’s First Space Mission

The UoMBSat1 PicoSatellite

Last Updated: 24 May 2020

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