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Fourth Round Of CubeSat Space Mission Candidates Announced By NASA
2013-02-27 11:29:44

NASA has selected 24 small satellites to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets planned to launch in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

World’s First 'Phonesat' Successfully Launched Into Orbit
2013-02-26 20:56:50

STRaND-1, a nanosatellite carrying a smartphone, has successfully launched into Space from India today.

CREPT Instrument Used To Study The Radiation Belts
2013-02-15 12:56:58

A smaller version of an instrument now flying on NASA’s Van Allen Probes has won a coveted spot aboard an upcoming NASA-sponsored Cubesat mission — the perfect platform for this pint-size, solid-state telescope.

Historic Space Station Deployment Sends CubeSats in Orbit
2012-12-10 20:00:10

The Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency (JAXA) found a way to cut the costs of launching satellites by designing a small satellite launcher, installed recently on the International Space Station.

Space Station Astronauts Launch Techedsat
2012-10-05 08:35:40

A small cube-like satellite launched from the International Space Station on Thursday and it has NASA engineers, student interns and amateur radio enthusiasts around the world listening.

Space Launch Squadron Celebrates Successful Atlas V Launch
2012-09-14 08:26:56

Members of the 4th Space Launch Squadron celebrated the successful liftoff of United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket Thursday (Sept. 13).

Hold Me Closer, Tiny Thruster
2012-08-17 13:13:07

Some MIT engineers have taken the old cliche “Good things come in small packages” to heart, creating a rocket thruster no larger than an American penny or postage stamp.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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