The ESMO teams

AOCS Milan

University Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Responsibilities Attitude and orbit control subsystem lead

The project

The tasks of the attitude and orbit control subsystem (AOCS) are to de-spin the spacecraft after launch and to point solar panels, camera, thrusters and antennas. The AOCS Milan team designs the subsystem architecture and selects and sizes the required hardware; further tasks include the simulation of the subsystem and the definition of AOCS modes and mode transitions.

The attitude and orbit control subsystem

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