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PocketQube Tiny Satellite Begins Operation

Friday, December 13, 2013 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

   Lexington, Kentucky  --  The PocketQube class satellite that was launched on November 21 is functioning normally with all systems performing as designed.

Called Eagle-1, the tiny satellite, measuring 5cm x 5cm x 15cm and weighing just under 1 pound, aims to demonstrate the potential of new micro technologies in space.

The satellite was developed by a partnership between Kentucky Space, Morehead State University and the University of Rome Aerospace Engineering School.

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