Space Mission Engineering: The New SMAD (Space Technology Library, Vol. 28)

Author: Jeffery J. Puschell
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by pocketstar   2018-02-28 can handle the launch. Why do you want a LEO orbit, there might be better orbits for your mission? You'll probably want a radhard processor instead of a Pi Zero. You will also need Batteries, Thermal, Attitude Determination and Control, RF and antennas...minimum budget is probably $1M including launch for a "server in space" mission. There is a lot that goes into making a spacecraft. A good book to pick up is SMAD[0]. Reach out to me if you have the resources, I'd be happy to help.