Japan Planning 2023 Wooden Satellite Mission

Artist's impression of Kyoto University wooden satellite.
Credit: Kyoto University
SINGAPORE—Japan’s Kyoto University and Sumitomo Forestry Co. are planning a 2023 mission to launch what they claim to be the first orbiting wooden satellite. The mission is expected to provide more details of how materials like wood will behave in space, while lessening its environmental impact...

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