Record-Breaking: Space Station to Launch 33 “Cubesats” This Month (Video)

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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are preparing for the deployment of nearly three dozen tiny satellites from the orbiting lab over the coming weeks.”

The International Space Station astronauts have installed special equipment preparing for the launch of 33 Cube Satellites (aka “Cubesats”) this month, with the first ejections beginning on Feb. 6th.

According to Michael Johnson, chief technology officer of the space-hardware firm NanoRacks…

We believe this will be a world-record deployment, of the number of satellites in one deployment”

Check Out the below video interview with Texan Mike Johnson (NanoRacks Chief Technology Officer) to find out more about the new technology needed for this record-breaking satellite deployment.


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