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Small Satellites/Dawn of a New Era

Event Type
Lecture
Topic
science and technology
Sponsor
University of Illinois Dept. of Aerospace Engineering
Location
Staekel Planetarium at Parkland College
Date
Nov 1, 2019   7:00 - 8:00 pm  
Speaker
Michael Lembeck
Contact
Debra Levey Larson
E-Mail
dlarson@illinois.edu
Phone
217-979-1910
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Originating Calendar
Department of Aerospace Engineering Events

Satellite design has now come full circle from the basketball-sized Sputnik to school bus-sized geosynchronous spacecraft, and now back to bread box-sized “CubeSats.”  The talk examines how the size and capabilities of satellites delivering services from space has changed over time.

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