Internet of Space Things

Internet of Space Things

IHCS: Small Satellite Communications and Sensor Networking System: Design, Analysis, and Proof of Concept

Project Sponsor: National Science Foundation.

Project Goal:

Design a mobile ad hoc network for small satellites; advance capabilities of small satellites for spatially distributed sensing and monitoring.

Some Publications:

  1. N. Faber, Y. Nakamura, R. Alena, D. Mauro, C.R. Frost, G. Bhat, and J. McNair, “Heterogeneous Spacecraft Networks: General concept and case study of a cost-effective, multi-institutional Earth observation platform,” IEEE Aerospace Conference, pp. 1-16, March 2014.
  2. Y. Nakamura, N. Faber, D. Mauro, S. Ghaffarian, R. Alena, C.R. Frost, G. Bhat, and J. McNair, “Heterogeneous Spacecraft Networks: Performance Analysis for Low-cost Earth Observation Missions,” IEEE Aerospace Conference, pp.1-14, March 2014.
  3. O. Challa and J. McNair, “Distributed Data Storage on CubeSat Clusters,” Advances in Computing, vol 3, no 3, pp. 26-49, August 2013. DOI: 10.5923/
  4. P. Muri, J. McNair, J. Antoon, A. Gordon-Ross, K. Cason, N. Fitz-Coy, “User Datagram and Bundle Protocol for Distributed Satellite Topologies,” Journal of Wireless Networks and Communications, 3(3):19-28, March 2013.