Cubesat

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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01.11.18
Mini-Hubble will scan dim stars to see if they can support life
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Mini-Hubble will scan dim stars to see if they can support life

Do dwarf stars fry their planets? A Cheerio box-sized CubeSat aims to find out.

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08.03.17
Vector successfully launches prototype rocket for small satellites
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Vector successfully launches prototype rocket for small satellites

It was the first of its kind to be funded by and carry a customer payload.

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01.15.17
Japan's experimental mini rocket launch ends in failure
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Japan's experimental mini rocket launch ends in failure

It was supposed to break new ground, but only highlighted problems with the space program.

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11.08.16
NASA plans to launch swarms of small satellites to study Earth
11.08.16

NASA plans to launch swarms of small satellites to study Earth

They'll observe weather patterns and climate change.

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10.22.16
White House initiative pushes for more tiny satellites
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White House initiative pushes for more tiny satellites

NASA and other agencies are giving microsatellites the resources they need to thrive.

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