Earth’s magnetic field is about to be shaken like a snow globe.
When the M-Cubed satellite, built by University of Michigan students, goes into orbit, it will become the first CubeSat to test a NASA instrument for major space missions. It is scheduled to be launched on Oct. 28.
It’s expected to break up in the atmosphere, but scientists can’t say exactly where or when it will hit.
A 6.5-pound satellite is scheduled to become the first stand-alone spacecraft built by Michigan students to go into orbit and perform a science mission. The Radio Aurora Explorer (RAX) is slated for launch Nov. 19 […]