NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has chosen proposals from 10 universities to study CubeSat concepts that could enhance a Europa mission concept currently under study by NASA. The CubeSat concepts will be incorporated into a JPL study describing how small probes could be carried as auxiliary payloads. The CubeSats would then be released(…)
A major component of our plan involves the utilization of additive manufacturing, more commonly referred to as “3D printing”. 3D printing is presently a hot topic and gaining populatiry exponentially. The technology holds the tantalizing promise of allowing the user to create almost any object from raw material, and sometimes at less cost than purchasing(…)
One of the reward we’ve added is to take a photo of your picture captured with the Moon in the background and print it on high-quality aluminum backing. The metal base is about 1mm thick and pretty strong. The photo quality is outstanding, as good as photo paper. But these photos will never dull or(…)
CAPE CANAVERAL – Students and the public are invited to participate in an innovative experimental demonstration of solar sail technology sponsored by the non-profit Aerospace Research & Engineering Systems Institute, Inc. The LunarSail project will be a first of its kind mission to send a cubesat beyond low Earth orbit.
Here is something you can share with your friends and fellow supporters of private enterprise space exploration. This is our LunarSail Fact Sheet in PDF format. LunarSail Project Fact Sheet