Heavy-Lift SLS May Take Tiny Cubesats To Lunar Orbit

LOGAN, Utah — NASA admits it will be like “using a shotgun to kill a gnat,” but it is moving ahead with plans to offer piggyback rides on the 70-metric-ton version of its heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS) to launch 6U cubesats weighing 15 kg each. The idea, according to Joseph Pelfry of the SLS...

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