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Mars smallsat mission bumped from launch

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Jeff Foust, WASHINGTON — A smallsat mission to study the atmosphere of Mars is looking for a new ride after being removed as a secondary payload on the launch of a NASA asteroid mission. The Escape and Plasma Acceleration and Dynamics Explorers, or EscaPADE, mission, was one of three ...

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Mars smallsat mission bumped from launch

Mars smallsat mission bumped from launch

Jeff Foust, WASHINGTON — A smallsat mission to study the atmosphere of Mars is looking for a new ride after being removed as a secondary payload on the launch of a NASA asteroid ...

NASA’s first interplanetary smallsats may struggle to stay under cost caps

NASA’s first interplanetary smallsats may struggle to stay under cost caps

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SIMPLEx Small Satellite Concept Finalists Target Moon, Mars and Beyond

SIMPLEx Small Satellite Concept Finalists Target Moon, Mars and Beyond

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket To Launch NASA Mission To ‘Unique’ Asteroid In 2022

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NASA selects planetary mission proposals large and small

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NASA May Send a Smallsat Mission to the Giant Asteroid Pallas

NASA will announce next month whether it will fund a small satellite to follow in the Dawn mission's footsteps and visit a massive asteroid.

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