Two CubeSats Will Accompany NASA’s InSight Lander to Mars in 2016

NASA’s two small Mars Cube One (MarCO) CubeSats will be flying past Mars in 2016 just as the agency’s next Mars lander, InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport), is descending through the Martian atmosphere and landing on the surface. CubeSats are a class of spacecraft based on a standardized small size [...] —> Read More