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June 12, 2015

NASA Prepares for First Interplanetary CubeSats on Agency’s Next Mission to Mars

When NASA launches its next mission on the journey to Mars – a stationary lander in 2016 – the flight will include two CubeSats. This will be the first time CubeSats have flown in deep space. If this flyby demonstration is successful, the technology will provide NASA the ability to quickly transmit status information about the main spacecraft afte

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