• A study of hardware compression of images 

      Rønning, Per Arne (Master thesis, 2016)
      In this paper, we will take a closer look at the possibility of compressing images to the JPEG 2000 standard using an FPGA's hardware architecture. This FPGA will be put into a satellite, which is going to orbit the earth ...
    • Access control of NUTS uplink 

      Prasai, Sandesh (Master thesis, 2012)
      Access control of NUTS uplinkWe will focus in the authentication and integrity part in this thesis.
    • Antenna Systems for NUTS 

      Marholm, Sigvald (Master thesis, 2012)
      NTNU is aiming to build and launch a small student satellite compliant with thedouble CubeSat standard, by 2014. The NTNU Test Satellite (NUTS) will carrytwo radio tranceivers and a beacon transmitter, all located in the ...
    • Assessing the added value of the recent declaration on unregulated fishing for sustainable governance of the central Arctic Ocean 

      Shephard, Grace Elizabeth; Dalen, Kari; Peldszus, Regina; Aparicio, Sara; Beumer, Larissa; Birkeland, Roger; Gkikas, Nikolaos; Kourantidou, Melina; Ktenas, Panagiotis; Linde, Peter Wilhelm; Marazzi, Francesco; Pincinato, Ruth Beatriz Mezzalira; Radianti, Jaziar; Schartmüller, Bernhard; Stübner, Eike Ingrid; Varnajot, Alix; Vullierme, Magali; Zhilina, Irina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The ‘Declaration concerning the prevention of unregulated high seas fishing in the central Arctic Ocean’ signed by the Arctic 5 nations, limits unregulated high seas fishing in the central part of the Arctic Ocean, and ...
    • Design and Implementation of Hardware and Software Interfaces for a Hyperspectral Payload in a Small 

      Hov, Magne (Master thesis, 2019)
      Denne oppgaven beskriver design og implementasjon av et filoverføringssystem for en nyttelast på en liten satellitt med et hyperspektralt kamera. Nyttelasten produserer store mengder bildedata som må lastes ned for å ...
    • Design of ground station receiver for Kongsberg Satellite Services based on Software Defined Radio 

      Løfaldli, André (Master thesis, 2016)
      As the space industry keeps growing, the need for low cost solutions increases. This applies not only to the launch vehicles and space segments, but also to the ground station systems. In this report, a software defined ...
    • Development of a prototype of a candidate camera payload 

      Oltedal, Jon Kalevi (Master thesis, 2016)
      The second prototype for the NUTS camera module have been tested to confirm if changes made from the first prototype were successful. The first prototype suffered from noise issues when operating at the maximum clock ...
    • Enabling the Internet of Arctic Things with Freely-Drifting Small-Satellite Swarms 

      Palma, David; Birkeland, Roger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The widespread deployment of Internet-capable devices, also known as the Internet of Things (IoT), reaches even the most remote areas of the planet, including the Arctic. However, and despite the vast scientific and economic ...
    • Freely-Drifting Small-Satellite Swarms for Sensor Networks in the Arctic 

      Birkeland, Roger; Palma, David (Chapter, 2018)
      Satellite communications have been widely used to provide connectivity around the world. However, regions such as the Arctic still have limited coverage, despite the need to monitor this region. Currently, several sensors ...
    • Integration and verification of a keyed-hash message authentication scheme based on broadcast timestamps for NUTS 

      Muench, Marius (Master thesis, 2014)
      The NTNU Test Satellite (NUTS) is a small satellite developed by students of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The satellite follows the CubeSat specification and the development started in 2010, ...
    • Link Budget for NTNU Test Satellite 

      Escobar Mendez, Brenda Lidia (Master thesis, 2013)
      The NTNU Test Satellite, NUTS, is the project of Norwegian University of Science and Technology developed in the academic ambience of CubeSat scheme. Outset had placed three years ago and the plan is to be launched by 2014. ...
    • Link Budget Parameters for CAMOS 

      Aurbakken, Erik Fremming (Master thesis, 2015)
      In the CAMOS project, a node network with sensors is proposed for research and monitoring in the Arctic zone. Today, there are large limitations for communication in the area. Different satellite systems do exist, but none ...
    • Mission Event Planning & Error-Recovery for CubeSat Applications 

      Kiær, Christian Elias; Arnesen, Magnus Haglund (Master thesis, 2014)
      NTNU Test Satellite (NUTS) is a student-built double CubeSat with a scheduled launch in 2015. The project is multidisciplinary where students from all specialities can apply both for thesis assignments and volunteer work. ...
    • NUTS Backplane Revision - Improving Reliability and Modularity of the NTNU Test Satellite 

      Haug, Stian (Master thesis, 2016)
      The NTNU Test Satellite is double CubeSat being built at NTNU. The main payload of the satellite is a camera for earth observations. The satellite is based on a modular design with a "motherboard" style backplane where ...
    • On the Use of Micro Satellites as Communication Nodes - in an Arctic Sensor Network 

      Birkeland, Roger (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2019:27, Doctoral thesis, 2019)
      Arktis og verdsrommet er to konsept som er kjelder til fascinasjon og undring for mange av oss. Begge stadane verkar fjerne og ugjestmilde, men samstundes er dei vakre og spanande. Saman utgjer dei ein del av verda som er ...
    • Optimizing an Infrared Camera for Observing Atmospheric Gravity Waves from a CubeSat Platform 

      Rønning, Snorre Stavik (Master thesis, 2012)
      The NTNU Test Satellite (NUTS) is a double CubeSat deigned by master students at NTNU. The goal of the project is to image atmospheric gravity waves in the OH airglow layer. This thesis explores the theory behind gravity ...
    • Power Distribution and Conditioning for a Small Student Satellite: Design of the NUTS Backplane & EPS Module 

      Bruyn, Dewald De (Master thesis, 2011)
      The NTNU Test Satellite project aims to launch a 10x10x20 cm nanosatellite, weighing less than 2.66 kg. The satellite, which follows the CubeSat standard, is a relatively low cost project, and explores the use of comercially ...
    • Software Design of an Onboard Computer for a Nanosatellite 

      Normann, Magne Alver (Master thesis, 2016)
      This thesis presents the development and implementation of a software architecture for an onboard computer for a nanosatellite. The process of developing the OBC software architecture is described in stages from software ...
    • Strålingspåvirkning på optiske element for en Hyperspektral CubeSat-nyttelast 

      Kristvik, Vebjørn Rogne (Bachelor thesis, 2019)
      NTNU SmallSat Lab har som mål å bygge en billig og høy ytelse hyperspectral-kamera for å oppdage alge og plankton signaturer fra rommet. Kameraet er laget av optiske COTS komponenter. Det er imidlertid velkjent innen romfart ...
    • Study of a 145 MHz Tranceiver 

      Birkeland, Roger (Master thesis, 2007)
      After the planning phase autumn 2006, the work with the student satellite project evolved into sub-system design and prototyping. The work presented in this report considers a proposal for a VHF radio system intended for ...