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Video: Adorable interplanetary pioneers—CubeSats to soon travel to Mars with NASA’s Insight mission

By April Gocha / August 3, 2016

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab is preparing to send CubeSats on their first interplanetary mission—a journey to Mars.

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Midweek news roundup

By Eileen De Guire / August 22, 2012

Some pretty cool stuff is going on out there… MIT ‘microthrusters’ are the size of a penny, could reposition tiny satellites Bus-sized satellites require massive engines for even the slightest movements, but as far smaller structures become a possibility, a tiny driving mechanism can offer usable thrust. To serve this next-gen tech, MIT saw a…

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