Oct 28, 2018

The Tiny Satellites That Might Fly to Another Solar System

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Scientists hope the world’s smallest satellites will boldly go where no probe has gone before.

Ben Bishop

During an interview at a Boston- area café, Zac Manchester apologized for not bringing along a copy of his latest satellite — one of many duplicates due to enter orbit this fall during a mission to the International Space Station. “Don’t worry,” says Manchester, a Stanford University professor of aeronautics and astronautics. “I’ll put one in an envelope and mail it to you.”

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