Students at the University of Southern California are working with the U.S. military to demonstrate global cargo-container tracking from space for the Homeland Security Dept., using a triple-decker Cubesat. Under development at USC’s Information Sciences Institute—which is working with the USC Space Engineering Research Center in a “teaching hospital” approach for mentoring young engineers—the “Aeneas” satellite will consist of three 10-cm. cubes carrying new technology for Cubesats in radio ...
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