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Interns Turn In Powerful Presentations

It’s all about the power. This month our team of three undergraduates completed their four-month internship in a well-attended public poster session at the Space Visualization Lab. They explored heat and power management in a CubeSat modeled after the NITESat Mission design. This was the tenth year the Adler has hosted college interns thanks to …

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ALAN 2016, day 2

Greetings from Transylvania!  Geza, Ken, and I are attending the ALAN 2016 conference in the city of Cluj-Napoca in Romania.  (ALAN = Artificial Light At Night)  Btw, we took a walking tour today (organized by the conference folks), and learned that “Cluj” and “Napoca” actually mean the same thing.  Er, and that thing is…oh yeah, …

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Flight #86: NITELITE Test 1

Our first flight for 2016 was on Saturday, April 23rd.  It was an evening flight and the first test for our NITELITE project.  For those of you who don’t know, NITELITE is the precursor mission to our more comprehensive and integrated NITESat (Nighttime Imaging & Tracking Experiment Satellite) mission to measure and characterize light pollution over the Midwestern United States …

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