Mars Insight Cubesat Companions Inspire

Credit: MarCO cubsat: JPL/NASA
HOUSTON—In addition to landing successfully, NASA’s Mars Insight mission scored another triumph with the companion MarCO 6U cubesat duo that took pictures and acted as a communications relay during this week’s suspenseful entry, descent and landing. The “bring your own communications relay” tech...
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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