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News Archive / Tagged: CubeSats

  • Astra’s Rocket 3.3 set for first launch from Florida

    Theresa CrossFebruary 2nd, 2022

    Astra Space Inc. is set to launch its first operational rocket, which is also the first mission under NASA’s Venture Class Launch Services Demonstration 2 contract.

  • MarCO CubeSats perform successfully during InSight landing

    Laurel KornfeldNovember 28th, 2018

    Two CubeSats successfully monitored InSight's entry, descent, and landing on Mars and returned data to Earth hours before NASA's Mars orbiters came into position to transmit the data.

  • Chinese startup launches three CubeSats into space

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 6th, 2018

    I-Space, a Beijing-based space startup, successfully launched on Wednesday, Sept. 5, its SQX-1Z rocket carrying three CubeSats. The flight marked the first time when a private Chinese company sends satellites into space.

  • University of Central Florida planetary scientist highlights CubeSat progress

    Bart LeahyApril 21st, 2018

    ORLANDO, Fla.—Adrienne Dove, a University of Central Florida (UCF) planetary scientist, physicist, and associate professor, capped off the university’s 2018 Distinguished Speaker series with a talk about CubeSats and UCF’s involvement with CubeSat-based science missions.