Papers from the finalists of the 3rd Mission Idea Contest has been published from IAA Book Series. This book contains 14 papers with innovative ideas.

The 1st Mission Idea Contest was held in 2011 in Japan, and it has been held yearly or biyearly since then. The latest one was the 4th Mission Idea Contest was held in October 2016.

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This picture is that of MIC 1

  • Title
    “Novel Ideas for Nanosatellite Constellation Missions’
  • Number of Papers
  • Price
    80, – Euro
  • Table of Contents
    ・Clouds Height Mission
    ・“MERS” – the Microgravity Experiment Recoverable Satellite
    ・Moon-Sighting Satellite “Otsukimi”
    ・A Nano-Satellite Constellation for Tracking and Monitoring Endangered Wildlife in Developing Countries
    ・Lunar Relativistic Positioning System (LRPS) for Human Exploration
    ・Piezo-active Suspension system for Space Interferometry and Broadband Communications
    ・Utilizing Nano Satellites for Water Monitoring for Nile River
    ・Afri-Nano3 Leveraging NANOscience, NANOtechnology and NANOsatellites for Africa‑centred remote communications solutions
    ・CubeSat Amateur Laser Communicator with Earth to Moon Orbit Data Link Capability
    ・TwinCube – Proposal for Tether Supported Plasma Measurement 3- Unit CubeSat
    ・Near Real Time Space Debris Tracking Using Lidar Onboard a Spin Stabilized Cubesat
    ・MENA Renewable Energy Source Mapping Via Nano-Satellite Mission
    ・Space-Based System for Short-Term Earthquake Warning
    ・Nanosatellites Monitoring for Human Health Control
  • Reference
    MIC 3 Page
    IAA Shop