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WindCube News

CubeSats in orbit above Earth

NASA Selects 4 CubeSats for Space Weather Tech Development

Four CubeSats – CubIXSS, SunCET, DYNAGLO, and WindCube – have been selected by NASA’s Heliophysics Flight Opportunities in Research and Technology program in cooperation with NASA’s Space Weather Science Application. Together, they will comprise a first-generation testbed for space weather innovation through small satellites.

Aurora from ISS

NCAR’s New Mini-Satellite Will Measure Howling Winds High in Earth’s Atmosphere

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has received $6.5 million in funding from NASA to launch a roughly shoebox-sized satellite into space carrying an instrument designed to measure the howling thermospheric winds, which can gust more than 300 miles per hour through the highest reaches of the Earth’s atmosphere.