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Australian-Built Solar Powered Nanosatellites Launched

University of Adelaide solar powered CubeSat

Dr Matthew Tetlow and the solar-powered CubeSat : University of Adelaide

Early this morning Australian time, the first Aussie-built satellites to be launched for 15 years left terra firma from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

One of the tiny nanosatellites, or CubeSats, was built at University of Adelaide and is being delivered along with two other locally-made devices by NASA on an Atlas V rocket bound for the International Space Station.

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JA Solar Hits 1GW Capacity Milestone In India

JA Solar module

A JA Solar panel and the robot mascot that we find a little creepy

Chinese solar panel manufacturing giant JA Solar says its cumulative module shipments to India have reached 1 gigawatt; two years after it entered that market. [Read more…]

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