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PocketQube Store Smallest Satellites
2014-01-10 09:24:24

An online satellite store offering off-the-shelf components for creating your own launchable satellite at a fraction of the cost, PocketQube Shop is the brainchild of founder Tom Walkinshaw.

2014-01-09 16:20:39

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Another NASA commercial space partner officially has begun contracted cargo flights to the International Space Station.

firefly cubesat
2014-01-09 06:26:07

A NASA team made first contact with the National Science Foundation-funded Firefly spacecraft at 7:33 p.m. EST on Jan. 6, 2014.

New Science Headed For International Space Station On Orbital’s Cygnus
2014-01-06 10:46:07

Delivering ants to space, sloshy fluids for robotic satellites, a study on antibiotic drug resistance and other small satellites to the International Space Station can be a tough job, and now Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va., can help carry the load.

2013-12-24 23:02:53

CRP USA congratulates KySat-2 Project Team from University of Kentucky, Morehead State University and Kentucky Space on successful launch. Moorseville, NC (PRWEB)

ULA Atlas V Rocket Launches Twelve CubeSats, NRO Defense Satellite
2013-12-09 09:35:17

Taking advantage of a recent launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), 12 tiny cube satellites, called CubeSats, were put into orbit as part of a future NASA missions.

NASA's PhoneSat 2.4 Phones Home
2013-12-05 04:22:24

NASA announced on Wednesday that its next generation smartphone cubesat has completed its checkout and sent back data to the space agency, showing that all systems are go.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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