Connect to a Satellite in Open Source

By on January 6, 2014

Mach 30 and Southern Stars created a project for a low cost (and open source) satellite ground station to get in touch with SkyCube (see

Welcome to the Ground Sphere CubeSat Ground Station. This is a joint project between Mach 30 and Southern Stars to take the lessons learned from Mach 30’s GS-001 ground station and create a low cost satellite ground station so backers, students, and space enthusiasts can listen to SkyCube tweet from space.

via Ground Sphere CubeSat Ground Station – Wiki – Open Design Engine.

Mach30 is a long term supporter of Open Source Hardware and Electronics so… dig into their work and get informed! 🙂


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  • Mclera

    I’m just starting to learn more about cubesat specially in a open data context and this very useful information in your post is what I was looking for about ground stations for cubests