Detecting the Sprites from KickSat-2

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The Sprites chipsats are tiny satellites built on a 3.5×3.5cm PCB with the bare minimum electronics to do something useful: a CC430 microcontroller with integrated FSK transceiver, an IMU, and solar cells. The Sprites have been developed as part of the KickSat project, led by Zac Manchester, from Stanford University. The idea is to carry …