Cubesat

03.17.19
NASA's latest cubesat candidates include a solar sail test
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NASA's latest cubesat candidates include a solar sail test

They will launch as small payloads for launches scheduled in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

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01.04.19
Researchers propose guiding large space telescopes with tiny satellites
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Researchers propose guiding large space telescopes with tiny satellites

In the future, they could be used to stabilize telescopes studying exoplanets.

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12.16.18
Rocket Lab launches NASA's first dedicated cubesat mission
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Rocket Lab launches NASA's first dedicated cubesat mission

It's Rocket Lab's third orbital flight for the year.

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11.25.18
Watch NASA's InSight land on Mars tomorrow starting at 2PM ET
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Watch NASA's InSight land on Mars tomorrow starting at 2PM ET

It's NASA's first touchdown on the planet since 2012.

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03.12.18
FCC accuses startup of launching satellites without permission
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FCC accuses startup of launching satellites without permission

It sees the tiny vehicles as potential hazards.

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02.05.18
A tiny NASA satellite mapped Earth’s atmospheric ice
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A tiny NASA satellite mapped Earth’s atmospheric ice

IceCube will help researchers study how cloud ice affects our climate.

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02.03.18
Japan launches smallest rocket ever to carry satellite into orbit
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Japan launches smallest rocket ever to carry satellite into orbit

When you carry tiny payloads, you only need a tiny rocket.

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01.29.18
ESA picks two tiny spacecraft to study the dark side of the Moon
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ESA picks two tiny spacecraft to study the dark side of the Moon

The cubesats will provide insight into lunar activity you rarely see.

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