AFRL space vehicles directorate announces VLEO and cislunar experiments

By Courtney Albon / September 3, 2020 at 12:42 PM
The Air Force Research Laboratory's space vehicles directorate this week announced its next slate of flight experiments -- one focused on very low Earth orbit and a second focused on cislunar space domain awareness. The directorate chose the two experiments from a pool of 27 submissions, AFRL said in a Sept. 2 press release. The VLEO experiment, called Precise, builds on more than 50 years of AFRL research into the “physics of the upper atmosphere,” program manager Rachel Hock-Mysliwiec said...

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