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How small satellites are radically remaking space exploration
"There’s so much of the Solar System that we have not explored."

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NASA - planetary science

NASA - planetary science

At the beginning of this year, NASA scientists had to decide which missions should explore our Solar System. They chose four missions for further study from the 20 intriguing ideas submitted. From ...

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Emerging technologies for space exploration

Two emerging technologies may propel NASA and the rest of the world into an era of faster, low-cost exploration that would lead to more exploration and democratise access to the Solar System.

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Small sats in deep space

NASA had several goals with MarCO. The MarCOs proved that small satellites could thrive in deep space and stream data back home.

A few months after their mission ended, the European Space A...

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Spurred interest in small satellite missions

Interplanetary small satellite missions spurred interest in the emerging new space industry.

Polish scientists believe they can build a spacecraft with a mass of 50kg or less that can take ...

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