News | NASA Demos CubeSat Laser Communications Capability

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Two NASA CubeSats teamed up on an impromptu optical, or laser, communications pointing experiment. Google Docs docs.google.comCreate and edit web-based documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Store documents online and access them from any computer. Docs The laser beam is seen as a brief flash of light close to the center of the focal plane, to the left of Earth’s horizon.

The light originated from the laser communications system onboard one of two Optical Communications and Sensor Demonstration (OCSD) spacecraft. The Krazy Coupon Lady thekrazycouponlady.comSearch printable coupons and online deals for Target, Walmart, CVS, Amazon, & Walgreens. Find coupon codes and apps, and learn how to save money and live rich. The laser flash was recorded by a short-wavelength infrared camera, one of three cameras comprising the CubeSat Multispectral Observation System (CUMULOS) payload, onboard the Integrated Solar Array and Reflectarray Antenna (ISARA) spacecraft. ScoresAndOdds.com www.scoresandodds.comLas Vegas odds, sportsbook betting lines, betting trends and Vegas casino sportsbook lines on ScoresAndOdds.com for NFL Football, NCAA College Football, NBA Basketball, WNBA Basketball, NCAA College Basketball, NHL Hockey and MLB Baseball. At the time of the demonstration, the OCSD and ISARA spacecraft were both 280 miles (451 kilometers) above Earth and about 1,500 miles (2,414 kilometers) apart.

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Thank you to the Cambridge Makespace for hosting our most recent a Mini Unconference. Let’s take a look at the excellent talks and demos that highlighted the day!

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First up once we’d had the introduction was Marquis de Geek who brought us news of his Alexa skill for identifying resistor colour codes as well as logic ICs. You might expect this to be a simple task, but take a moment to consider how many ways you can describe a 100 kOhm resistor. He explained how much of a language problem there can be in creating an Alexa skill that does more than a simple task, before taking the brave step of attempting a live demo before the audience. His daring paid off, and the skill worked.

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  • Date: 2019-04-05T17:01:48+00:00
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Tiny Cubesats Could Do Big Science at the Moon and Venus

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ‘ Good things come in small packages: Two proposed microsatellites could help NASA explore Venus and the moon.

During a talk at the Beyond the Cradle conference on March 14 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, Larry James, the deputy director of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, gave the audience a sneak peak into the exciting scientific missions that NASA and JPL plan to launch in the near future and the new approaches behind some of these missions.

NASA already plans to further explore Mars’ atmosphere with the spacecraft MOXIE in 2020 and the outer planets with the Europa Clipper in 2023. In addition, James said, the agency and JPL are looking for ways to make exploration more cost effective and compact. Enter the cubesat.’

34 free things to do in Tucson this April

Check out all the free stuff happening in Tucson, Marana, Oro Valley and Sahuarita ‘ concerts, museums, movies, festivals, egg hunts and more.’

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Join the Tucson Museum of Art for an evening of poetry and creativity featuring three site-specific performances by Raquel Guti’rrez, letterpress demonstrations by Tanline Printing and live music by Karima Walker. Sweet treats and cash bar will be available too.

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Watch a DreamWorks animated story of Moses, who frees the Jews from Egyptian slavery.’Pre-show activities will be hosted by Mildred and Dildred at 9:15 a.m.

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