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The space agency chose the teams to advance the state of the art for small spacecraft in the areas of communications, formation flying and docking systems.
After spending more than 240 days "sailing" around the Earth, NASA's NanoSail-D -- a nanosatellite that deployed NASA's first-ever solar sail in low-Earth orbit -- has successfully completed its Earth orbiting mission.
More than one hundred days ago NASA sent a small satellite about the size of a loaf of bread on an important mission to answer astrobiologyâ€™s fundamental questions about the origin, evolution and distribution of life in the universe.
To mark an unprecedented flurry of exploration which is about to begin, NASA announced Thursday that the coming year will be "The Year of the Solar System."
BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has shipped the STPSat-2 satellite built for the U.S.
NASA has successfully completed a comprehensive pre-shipment review of the Fast, Affordable, Science and Technology Satellite, or FASTSAT, a small, microsatellite class spacecraft bus that will carry six experiment payloads to low-Earth orbit.
NASA's PharmaSat nanosatellite successfully launched at 7:55 pm EDT Tuesday from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport located at Wallops Island, Va PharmaSat rode to orbit aboard a four-stage Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket.
The U.S. space agency says it plans to launch a small satellite about the size of a loaf of bread to study how effectively drugs work in space. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration nanosatellite, known as PharmaSat, is a secondary payload aboard a U.S.
NASA is preparing to fly a small satellite about the size of a loaf of bread that could help scientists better understand how effectively drugs work in space.
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is preparing to fly a small satellite about the size of a loaf of bread that could help scientists better understand how effectively drugs work in space. The nanosatellite, known as PharmaSat, is a secondary payload aboard a U.S.
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