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Surrey-Backed CU Research Team Making TRACS!

On December 4th, SST-US attended the Critical Design Review (CDR) for the University of Colorado (CU) Aerospace Department’s TRACSat student team.

Sponsored by SST-US, TRACSat (Target Recognition and Acquisition CubeSat) is a research project created to span multiple academic years and student teams. The project debuted this academic year and is one of eight aerospace senior design projects taking place at CU during the 2012-13 school year. The project’s ultimate goal is to produce a CubeSat-sized working spacecraft engineering model that can demonstrate the proximity operations capability necessary for STRaND-2- Surrey Satellite’s internal project that will test a novel in-orbit docking system in space.

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13 December 20120 Comments0 Comments