First NASA SunRISE Constellation Smallsat Clears Ground Test

The SunRISE Protoflight Model satellite in an electromagnetic anechoic chamber.
Credit: Allison Bills/SDL
The initial Protoflight Model small satellite for NASA’s Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment mission (SunRISE) has completed functional and environmental testing at Utah State University’s Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL). The six-satellite constellation will act as a single radio telescope in...
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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