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Towards an innovative electrical interface standard for PocketQubes and CubeSats. / Bouwmeester, J.; van der Linden, S. P.; Povalac, A.; Gill, E. K.A.

In: Advances in Space Research, Vol. 62, No. 12, 2018, p. 3423-3437.

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Bouwmeester, J, van der Linden, SP, Povalac, A & Gill, EKA 2018, 'Towards an innovative electrical interface standard for PocketQubes and CubeSats', Advances in Space Research, vol. 62, no. 12, pp. 3423-3437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2018.03.040

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Bouwmeester, J. ; van der Linden, S. P. ; Povalac, A. ; Gill, E. K.A. / Towards an innovative electrical interface standard for PocketQubes and CubeSats. In: Advances in Space Research. 2018 ; Vol. 62, No. 12. pp. 3423-3437.

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