CubeSat

CubeSat

Type of miniaturized satellite

The CubeSat standard was created by California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and Stanford University's Space Systems Development Lab in 1999 to facilitate access to space for university students. Since then the standard has been adopted by hundreds of organizations worldwide. CubeSat developers include not only universities and educational institutions, but also private firms and government organizations.

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1999
The CubeSat standard was created by California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and Stanford University's Space Systems Development Lab

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September 18, 2019
Tech2
The intended orbit for the proposed 'lunar gateway' to the Moon & deep space will be tested out by NASA.
September 17, 2019
Mashable India
Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company.
Tim Harford
July 17, 2019
BBC News
Small, cheap satellites can help us track pollution, crop yields and congestion like never before.

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