Do You Want to Work on a Satellite Mission?

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    • Tuesday January 9, 2018
      6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Guggenheim Building Room 442
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Contact Dr. Brian Gunter


Summary Sentence: AE professor Brian Gunter is looking for students from several majors to work on two real-world satellite missions

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You are invited to an

Information Session

to field interested students to work on either the

Ranging And Nannosatellite Guidance Experiment (RANGE)

or the

Tethering And Ranging mission of the Georgia Institute of Technology (TARGIT)

satellite projects that are under development with aerospace engineering professor

Dr. Brian Gunter

What you should know

  • All majors and class ranks are welcome, especially those interested in electronics, optics/lasers, and programming;
  • Bring your resume to this session;
  • Students should plan to devote at least 8 hrs/week or 2 credit-hours, to the lab;
  • Only U.S. persons (US citizens or permanent residents) may participate;
  • For more information, contact Prof. Gunter at or visit


A limited number of student research positions are available for two upcoming small-satellite missions. 

  • The Ranging And Nanosatellite Guidance Experiment (RANGE) is a two-satellite formation that will complete assembly in Spring 2018 and will launch and commence operations in Summer 2018.
  • The Tethering And Ranging mission of the Georgia Institute of Technology (TARGIT) is a NASA-sponsored CubeSat project that will deploy and conduct 3D lidar imaging on an inflatable target while in orbit, with an expected launch date in 2019.

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Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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  • Created On: Jan 2, 2018 - 2:54pm
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