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Earth imaging with microsatellites

Marc Fouquet

Earth imaging with microsatellites

an investigation, design,implentation and in-orbit demonstration of electronic imaging systems for earth observation on-board low-cost microsatellites.

by Marc Fouquet

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ContributionsUniversity of Surrey. Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. Centre for Satellite Engineering Research.
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Open LibraryOL19592641M

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