First of NASA's SunRISE smallsats rolls off production line

Space Daily


Pasadena CA (JPL) Aug 19, 2022

Building a 6-mile-wide (10-kilometer-wide) telescope in space may sound like science fiction. But through the combined power of six toaster-size satellites, that's what NASA's SunRISE will be: a huge radio telescope in orbit that will help deepen scientists' understanding of explosive space weather events. These phenomena generate particle radiation that can jeopardize astronauts and technology

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