61 Satellites!

Congrats to all the recent missions launched into orbit this week. 32 satellites rocketed to orbit yesterday on a Dnepr and 29 flew on board a Minotaur-I launched from Virginia earlier in the week.  Below is a great picture of the Minotaur launch.

Launch of the Minotaur 1
Launch of the Minotaur 1 from Wallops in November 2013 — by
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Bold flight to the extremes…

NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative recently selected a space mission supported by the The Michigan Exploration Laboratory at the University of Michigan in partnership with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. This mission, the Interplanetary NanoSpacecraft Pathfinder In Relevant Environment (INSPIRE), will pave the way into deep space for CubeSat-class missions and open up additional opportunities for heliophysics Continue Reading »