Weekend Edition / Fri-Mon 24-27 Aug 2012

LunarCubes Offer Opportunities For Affordable Moon Exploration

Miniaturized Spacecraft Have Been Successful In LEO Missions Costing +- US$300,000, Lunar Missions Could Be Accomplished For +-US$3M With Upgrades In Power, Protection From Extreme Radiation / Thermal Environment; UC Berkeley / UCSC Prposing CubeSat Probes For Impact Mission Into Lunar Swirls; GLXP Missions Will Provide Ample Opportunity For LunarCube Missions For Student / Faculty Teams

Image Credit: KARI, GLXP, Vermont Tech