Francesca Scala’ PhD Defence

Francesca Scala successfully defended her PhD thesis “Multiple satellites formation flying for earth observation applications in low Earth orbit” at Politecnico di Milano, to be awarded the doctoral degree in Aerospace Engineering.

New Acta Astronautica paper on active debris removal service for large constellations is out!

How can we guarantee the long-term sustainability of the constellation? One of the solution is represented by the development of active debris removal and servicing activities for the constellation fleet.
The new paper published in Acta Astronautica by @Giacomo Borelli, @Gabriella Gaias, @Camilla Colombo presents a design of the rendezvous and proximity operations required for an active debris removal service for large constellation.

Check it out for a 50-days free access at: here.