Tracking 19484 objects as of 20-Jan-2019
HD Live streaming from Space Station
objects crossing your sky now

Laser-pointing system could help tiny satellites transmit data to Earth


Laser-pointing system could help tiny satellites transmit data to Earth A new laser-pointing platform developed at MIT may help launch miniature satellites into the high-rate data game. Since 1998, almost 2,000 shoebox-sized satellites known as CubeSats have been launched into space. Due to their petite frame and the fact that they can be made from off-the-shelf parts, CubeSats are significantly more affordable to build and launch than traditional behemoths that cost hundreds of millions of dollars.    More



(Source: Phys.org - Dec 17)

comments powered by Disqus