Smallsat Exoplanet Hunter Goes Silent

Asteria is deployed from the ISS on Nov. 20, 2017.
Credit: NASA
The Arcsecond Space Telescope Enabling Research in Astrophysics (Asteria) satellite, a joint effort by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to miniaturize a spacecraft for extrasolar planet detection, has gone quiet. A milestone in the deployment...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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