Mon. Oct 14th, 2019

Satellite Zone

All About Satellites In The Zone

The Future of CubeSat Propulsion

2 min read

CubeSats have a lot of advantages, but they need a way to move and still stay small, and that means new miniaturized propulsion systems that can help us get these tiny spacecraft out into the universe.

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Images:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ncube2.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CubeSat_in_hand.jpg
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/cubesats/overview
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Scientist_holding_a_CubeSat.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NanoRacksCubeSatLaunch_ISS038-E-056389.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Uwe-2_inside.JPG

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