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How a shoebox-size weather satellite defied expectations before crashing to Earth


How a shoebox-size weather satellite defied expectations before crashing to Earth A tiny weather satellite’s life ended in a fiery blaze as it descended into a predestined plunge into the Earth’s atmosphere. But all was not lost. The two-and-a-half-year mission for RainCube was a success for a shoebox-size weather satellite that was designed to showcase how tiny satellites, called CubeSats, could be less expensive while still providing robust weather information.   More



(Source: WJXT News4JAX - Feb 17)

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