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17 July 2000 Uncooled microearth sensor for microsatellite attitude control
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MEMS technology now makes possible to produce active microdevices combining detection, signal processing, and data storage with accuracy and compactness. In view of their characteristics, it can be expected that such microsensors will be used extensively in space applications dedicated to micro and nano satellites. For this purpose, a specific investigation dealing with the complete development of a micro-earth sensor used for attitude control of Low Earth Orbit satellites is under realization and test.
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Georges Soto-Romero, Jean-Yves Fourniols, C. Vergnenegre, Jean-Jacques Simonne, and Francis Bony "Uncooled microearth sensor for microsatellite attitude control", Proc. SPIE 4030, Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing XI, (17 July 2000);


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