CubeSat

New Satellite Technologies to Monitor Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Mark Altaweel

One relatively new satellite is a small satellite system called the CubeSat Imaging Radar for Earth Sciences (CIRES).

Artistic rendition of the UNSW-Ec0 cubesat. Image: UNSW Websites This website HomeEngineering The Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research (ACSER).

Mini Satellite Constellation to Explore the Outer Reaches of Our Atmosphere

Liam Oakwood

An international scientific project is conducting an unprecedented study of the atmosphere’s outermost layer. Fifty tiny satellites will measure the attributes of the thermosphere, a poorly understood but vitally important region.