Day: May 15, 2017

CubeSats Into the Future: Farther, Faster, Smarter


CubeSats—tiny satellites that operate individually, stacked together, or in unison—advance our knowledge and capabilities in space with their increasingly complex components and functions. The first specifications were developed in 1999 by California Polytechnic State University and Stanford University. In 2003, the first CubeSat was deployed into space, and in 2015 more than 120 were deployed. […]