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Vanderbilt’s silent CubeSat awakens 6 months after launch

Aug. 19, 2021—Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation, or AMSAT, volunteers have established communications with RadFxSat-2, a small CubeSat that had been silent since it deployed in a Virgin Orbit launch Jan. 17, 2021. That day, the California-based company successfully deployed 10 CubeSats selected by NASA as part of the agency’s CubeSat Launch Initiative. Nine them were designed, built...

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