DART Gets Its CubeSat Companion, Its Last Major Piece

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Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:10
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Dangling from a crane inside one of the high bays at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, the Light Italian CubeSat for Imaging Asteroids, or LICIACube, was ready for installation on NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft.