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Testing, testing, Pocket Mission Control…

In this post – Pocket Mission Control and DNEPR cluster launch test; Interplanetary CubeSat Mothership testbed solar panel design competition, book recommendation; meet the team and more This week we’ve been focusing on mission control software plus a secret mission … Continue reading

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Updates update and progress

In this post – Updates update; aseptic assembly testbed, Pocket Mission Control, propulsion system, solar panel and other progress; rewards; book recommendations; TEDx competition, open house and more We’ve had a very busy month bringing more people and parts of … Continue reading

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Week four – Charlie’s new feet and nozzle…

In this post – Charlie’s new feet and nozzle; micro and macro propulsion progress; next rewards en route; book of the week; meet the team and more Some vital components for Charlie, our Interplanetary CubeSat Mothership testbed, arrived this week. … Continue reading

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Week three – introducing Charlie, soon to be the toughest CubeSat in the universe (probably)…

In this post – Charlie the CubeSat; baking and remaking CubeSat structures; rewards are shipping; another (funded!) student opportunity; servers and webcams; book of the week; meet up and more Another busy week as we start receiving hardware to build … Continue reading

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Week two – welcome to our thousand newest Explorers…

In this post – Explorer numbers pleasant surprise; British Interplanetary Society special memberships on their way; European Space Agency student starts; Clean room and lab visits; Explorers only website area; European Planetary Science Congress 2013 meet up and more Well, … Continue reading

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A very busy first week…

In this post – International interplanetary exploration; British Interplanetary Society reward distribution; Pledges and backing the project; Administration and infrastructure; European Planetary Science Congress 2013 meet up and more It has been an amazingly busy week dealing with hundreds of email a … Continue reading

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