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21 November 2019

University of Manchester launches new materials to the ISS

Researchers from the University of Manchester have developed new, “aerodynamic” materials in the frame of the DISCOVERER project, which have been sent to the International Space Station (ISS) for testing.

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21 October 2019

DISCOVERER at the IAC 2019

The DISCOVERER project sent a delegation of five staff to the 70th International Astronautical Congress in Washington D.C. 21st – 25th October 2019, including work from four of the project’s work packages.

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19 August 2019

Masterclass on “The SEAM Story” by Prof. Dr. Ivchenko

CubeSat engineer Prof. Dr. Mykola Nickolay Ivchenko from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden tells the “SEAM story”, meaning the complete story of the CubeSat SEAM from the initial concept, over design, engineering and trouble shooting, all the way to the launch day! Surprises included…

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