Publications

Research publications 

In Journals

  1. Debattista, D., Fabri, S. G., Bugeja, M. K., Azzopardi, M.A., “PocketQube Pico-Satellite Attitude Control: Implementation and Testing,” IEEE Journal on Miniaturization for Air and Space Systems, vol. 1, no. 2, 90-102, Sep 2020, DOI: 10.1109/JMASS.2020.3004410
  2. Bonnici, M., Mollicone, P., Fenech, M., Azzopardi, M.A., Analytical and numerical models for thermal related design of a new pico-satellite, Applied Thermal Engineering, Elsevier B.V., Jun 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2019.113908

At Conferences

  1. Grech, C., Azzopardi, M.A., Buttigieg, V., “Circular lattice design for UHF geodesic dome phased array antenna with reduced footprint,” Presented at the 26th International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (ISAP2020), IEICE, 25-28, January 2021, Osaka, Japan, pp. 565-566
  2. 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
  3. 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 Jul, 2017 
  4. 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
  5. 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

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