News tagged with cubesats

JPL deploys a CubeSat for astronomy

Tiny satellites called CubeSats have attracted a lot of attention in recent years. Besides allowing researchers to test new technologies, their relative simplicity also offers hands-on training to early-career engineers.

dateDec 08, 2017 in Space Exploration
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ELaNa XIV CubeSats launch on JPSS-1 mission

NASA has launched four small research satellites, or CubeSats, developed by four universities as part of a broader mission launching the next generation polar-orbiting satellite to space. These CubeSat missions were selected ...

dateNov 20, 2017 in Space Exploration
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NASA small satellite promises big discoveries

Small satellites provide a cheap, responsive alternative to larger, more expensive satellites. As demand grows, engineers must adapt these "nanosatellites" to provide greater data returns. NASA, in collaboration with educational ...

dateSep 19, 2017 in Space Exploration
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