NUTS - NTNU Test Satellite, a Norwegian CubeSat Project

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The Department of Electronics and Telecommunications (IET) at the University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is the host department for NUTS. The department provides labs and study rooms for students in the project. In addition to IET, the Department of Cybernetics funds the project.

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The Norwegian Centre for Space-related Education (NAROM) was founded in 2000 to promote space education and science in general, acting as the link between the educational system and the Norwegian space industry. NAROM also aids recruitment for Norwegian space activities and seeks to create a better understanding of the benefits of space-related activities. NAROM is the main supporter and organizer of the national student satellite program.

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Kongsberg Space & Surveillance 
Kongsberg Space & Surveillance is a division of Kongsberg Defence Systems, and delivers a broad spectrum of equipment, systems and services related to space and maritime surveillance customers in more than 40 countries. The portfolio includes equipment and components for the European heavy-lift launcher Ariane 5, communication satellites, earth observation satellites and scientific space probes. The division is a world leading supplier of satellite ground stations for downloading and processing satellite data, as well as a supplier of satellite services from several ground stations. Kongsberg Space & Surveillance is one of the main financial supporters of the NUTS student organization.  

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Telenor Satellite Broadcasting
is a major European satellite provider of broadcast and broadband services for customers in the media, maritime, and oil and gas sectors. Utilizing a hybrid network that comprises their satellite fleet, teleports and a terrestrial fibre network, TSBc delivers turnkey broadcasting solutions, end-user connectivity and application services via satellite throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Telenor Satellite Broadcasting is one of the main financial supporters of the NUTS student organization.

 airbus_250 Airbus Defence and Space
Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. Airbus Defence and Space has provided NUTS with mounting and coating of the solar cells on our satellite.

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Texas Instruments (TI) is a global analog and digital semiconductor IC design and manufacturing company. In addition to analog technologies, digital signal processing (DSP) and microcontroller (MCU) semiconductors, TI designs and manufactures semiconductor solutions for analog and digital embedded, application processing, and Education Technology. TI has provided NUTS with Chipcon CC1101 development kits.

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Energy Micro is a global provider of energy friendly microcontrollers and RF transceivers based on the ARM® Cortex™ processor cores. Consuming a quarter of the energy of competing products, the company’s ultra low power EFM32 Gecko MCUs and EFR4 Draco radios target energy sensitive applications, including smart metering, building automation, security systems and portable heath and fitness equipment. Energy Micro has provided NUTS with an EFM32 Gecko development kit.
 
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Nordic Semiconductor
Nordic Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra low power (ULP) short-range wireless communication. The company’s range of 2.4GHz transceiver and transmitter devices are employed by some of the world’s leading brands in a wide variety of applications like wireless keyboard and mouse, game controllers, and intelligent sports equipment. Nordic Semiconductor has provided NUTS with development kits and samples of nRF.

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Atmel Corporation is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel is able to provide the electronics industry with complete system solutions focused on industrial, consumer, security, communications, computing and automotive markets. Atmel has provided NUTS with MCUs and development kits.
 
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Increo
Increo is a full service digital agency and provides complete solutions consisting of consultancy, project management, design, web development, maintenance and hosting. Increo has provided NUTS with design and CMS for our webpage.

logo-ideas-w-text-6x2cm-transparent-2 IDEAS
IDEAS develops and manufactures radiation detection systems for a wide range of applications. High channel count integrated systems for image sensors and radiation spectroscopy is at the core of IDEAS business. IDEAS has provided NUTS with hardware for a radiation detector experiment. 

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AGI
AGI provides commercial off-the-shelf software to national security and space professionals for integrated analysis of land, sea, air, and space assets. AGI has provided NUTS with satellite tool kit software.

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