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Monthly Archive: June 2013

A Two Flight Report

June 27 flight path showing the typical westward jet stream pattern. The maximum altitude reached was in excess of 103,000 feet.

Far Horizons Flights 58 and 59 We pulled off two successful flights in the past few weeks. The first was a test run for our equipment ahead of the busy summer schedule in addition to introducing a load of Adler educators to the excitement and prospects of high altitude exploration. The second flight was for …

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iCubeSat Conference

SMART-1 Lunar insertion orbit

iCubeSat: The “i” Stands For Interplanetary Yes, you heard me right – interplanetary. This past week Lou and I attended the iCubeSat Conference on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The two-day conference included many bold and visionary talks about the feasibility of using CubeSats for missions beyond the gravitational bounds of Earth. …

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