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Doing more - with less - in orbit and beyond
At the Space Systems Design Studio, part of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University, we seek ways to take advantage of the physics affecting spacecraft to improve space capabilities.
In the News
- CUSAT Scheduled for Launch
- 08 Aug 12 CUSat is scheduled to launch in early Spring 2013 from Vandenburg Air Force base in California. The team continues hardware and software testing and mission operation planning.
- Mason Peck Appointed NASA Chief Technologist
- 01 Jan 12 Peck will serve as the agency’s principal advisor and advocate on matters concerning technology policy and programs.
- Flux Pinning Spacecraft Featured on National Geographic
- 09 June 11 Flux-pinned spaceceraft make a debut on National Geographic's show "The Known Universe" in a feature on space construction.
- Cornell Mini-Satellites to Ride on Shuttle
- 12 May 11 The Sprite ChipSat's upcoming launch on Space Shuttle Endeavour has been featured in the Ithaca Journal.
- Sprite Featured in Christian Science Monitor
- 29 Apr 11 The "Cracker-size Satellite" has been featured in an article in The Christian Science Monitor.