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Showing posts with label Nanosatellites. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nanosatellites. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

NASA's new solar sail system to be tested on-board NanoAvionics satellite bus


NASA's new solar sail system to be tested on-board NanoAvionics satellite bus


Article Excerpt: "... NASA has selected NanoAvionics to build a 12U nanosatellite bus for an in-orbit demonstration of its ‘advanced composite solar sail system’ — known as ACS3. the aim of the ACS3 mission is to replace conventional rocket propellants by developing and testing solar sails using sunlight beams to move the nanosatellite..."


Reference: www.newsweek.com