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UH develops technology for future Artemis missions to Moon and Mars : Big Island Now
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UH develops technology for future Artemis missions to Moon and Mars : Big Island Now

Researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa have used space grant funding to create new technology that will assist NASA’s Artemis project. Frances Zhu in the Astrofein Attitude Control Testbed used to test satellite control systems. Photo Courtesy: UH Mānoa UH Mānoa researchers from the Hawaiʻi Institute of Geophysics and Planetology developed “foundation enablers” which are advancing the project’s satellite infrastructure for a prolonged presence on the Moon. Satellites are important communication devices to relay information from space to Earth. The technology isn’t being used for the current Artemis I mission, which is scheduled to launch on Nov. 16 at 1:04 a.m. EST, which is Nov. 15 at 8:04 p.m. HST. But NASA has funded the UH research team to develop the technol...