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Exploring space with a microsat...where no microsat has gone before
Author(s): Jay Lamont Smith; Randall Liefer
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Paper Abstract

In January of 1992 representatives of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) met with the Center for AeroSpace Technology (CAST) at Weber State University to suggest a joint space exploration program. During the following months, several meetings were convened and plans solidified pursuant to begin project JAWSAT (Joint Academy Weber SATellite). The fundamental mission of project JAWSAT is to further the effective use of small, low cost satellites for aerospace education and to conduct valid scientific research in the use of non space rated instrumentation for low cost satellite design.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1940, Small Satellite Technology and Applications III, (16 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.156634
Show Author Affiliations
Jay Lamont Smith, Weber State Univ. (United States)
Randall Liefer, United States Air Force Academy (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1940:
Small Satellite Technology and Applications III
Brian J. Horais, Editor(s)

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