Former SpaceX founding member is starting a new small rockets company

Posted in Science on 27th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

While SpaceX is looking forward to launching its biggest, baddest rocket yet later this year, other companies are scaling down.

NASAs Mega-Rocket Will Launch Craft to Mars and Carry 13 CubeSats

Posted in Science on 15th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

The first flight of NASA's new rocket, the enormous SLS, will carry 13 CubeSats and a spacecraft bound for the Red Planet.

NASA details CubeSats to launch aboard SLS

Posted in Science on 3rd Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

13 CubeSats will be loaded onto the most powerful rocket ever, some of which will be deployed to inspect asteroids, while others will gather data on the Moon.

NASA is testing CubeSat-based laser communications

Posted in Science on 15th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Subsequent tests will help identify new uses for the satellites, from communications systems to new docking solutions.

CubeSats to Mars and beyond

Posted in Hardware on 6th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

All the activity and interest in CubeSats has been primarily limited to spacecraft in Earth orbit. Now engineers are exploring what CubeSats could do beyond Earth orbit.