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CubeSats: Deep Space Possibilities

September 15, 2015

The Planetary Society’s LightSail-A, launched on May 20 of this year, demonstrated sail deployment from a CubeSat despite software problems that plagued the mission. You’ll recall that communications were spotty and the upload of a software fix was compromised because

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.centauri-dreams.org

CubeSats and LightSails, a marriage made in the heavens. Together, they are about to embark on real exploration.

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