Lightweight Design and
Within a cooperation between the College of Engineering of Virginia Tech and a group of institutes of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of TU Wien ( Institute for Machine Dynamics and Measurements, Institute for Machine Elements and Machine Design, Institute of Lightweight Design and Structural Biomechanics, Institute of Mechanics, and Institute for Machine and Process Automation) a group of students is developing, building and testing two research satellites (VTISMM - Virginia Tech Ionospheric Scintillation Measurement Mission).
Prof. C.D. Hall (Virginia Tech)
Coordination at TU Wien: Dr. M. Schagerl
Contact at the ILSB: Dipl.Ing. N. Friedl
Members of the two design teams at TU Wien:
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Free Flying Tether
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¹ Contributions were accepted as Diploma Theses at the ILSB.
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