CubeSats Moving Beyond Low Earth Orbit

Credit: NASA
NASA has revealed seven of the 13 CubeSat missions that will ride around the Moon—and in some cases beyond it—as secondary payloads on the first flight of the Space Launch System (SLS). While the tiny birds are dwarfed by their 70-metric-ton launcher, their intended capabilities may foreshadow a new...

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