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Robert Pearlman

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Small, low-cost science and technology CubeSats will deploy into deep space from the Artemis I Orion stage adapter.

Of the ten CubeSats on Artemis I, most, if not all, have mission insignia.

  • Lunar IceCube – Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky
    Searching for water in all forms and other volatiles with an infrared spectrometer

  • LunaH-Map – Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
    Creating higher-fidelity maps of near-surface hydrogen in craters and other permanently shadowed regions of the lunar South Pole with neutron spectrometers

  • LunIR – Lockheed Martin, Denver, Colorado
    Performing advanced infrared imaging of the lunar surface

    Developing the world’s smallest lunar lander and studying the lunar environment

  • CuSP – Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas
    Measuring particles and magnetic fields as a space weather station

  • BioSentinel – Ames Research Center, Silicon Valley, California
    Using single-celled yeast to detect, measure and compare the impact of deep-space radiation on living organisms over a long period of time

  • EQUULEUS – University of Tokyo/JAXA, Japan
    Imaging the Earth’s plasmasphere for a better understanding of Earth’s radiation environment from Earth-Moon LaGrange 2 point

  • NEA Scout – Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama
    Traveling by solar sail to a near-Earth asteroid and taking pictures and other characterizations of its surface

  • ArgoMoon – Italian Space Agency (ASI)
    Observing the interim cryogenic propulsion stage with advanced optics and software imaging system

  • Team Miles – Tampa, Florida
    Demonstrating propulsion using plasma thrusters and competing in NASA’s Deep Space Derby

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