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NASA’s Moon-observing CubeSat Ready for Artemis Launch

By Katherine Schauer and Danny BairdNASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center NASA’s water-scouting CubeSat is now poised to hitch a ride to lunar orbit. Not much bigger than a shoe box, Lunar IceCube’s data will have an outsized impact on lunar science. The satellite is integrated into the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and ready to journey to the Moon as part of the uncrewed Artemis I mission, launching this year. Orbiting the Moon, Lunar IceCube will use a spectrometer to investigate […]

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  • August 9, 2022