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Radiation Experiment Flies on Record-Setting SpaceX Launch Dedicated Entirely to Small Satellites

Original article source from the Vanderbilt School of Engineering SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched Monday, Dec. 3, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and delivered 64 small satellites into sun-synchronous low-Earth orbit. NASASpaceFlight.com   The record-setting SpaceX rocket launch yesterday carried a Vanderbilt space radiation experiment aboard CubeSat Fox-1Cliff. Actually, it’s a spare. The...... KEEP READING

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Did Bad Memory Chips Down Russia’s Mars Probe?

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Robert Reed

Robert Reed received his Ph.D. degree in Physics from Clemson University, 1994. After which he worked at the Naval Research Laboratory and Hughes Space and Communication. From 1997 to 2004 Robert was a physicist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center where he supported NASA space flight and research programs. He is currently a Professor at...... KEEP READING

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Michael Alles

Dr. Michael Alles is a Senior Research Engineer with Vanderbilt’s Institute for Space and Defense Electronics (ISDE) where he works in the area of radiation effects in microelectronics. He spent two years as a Business Unit Director for Silvaco International, 10 years with Ibis Technology Corporation in technology and product development, and one year with...... KEEP READING

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Background

The Radiation Effects Group (RER) at Vanderbilt University was established in 1987 and is the largest program of its kind in the U.S.  It is the only academic program actively involved in supporting the Department of Defense (DOD) in radiation effects for strategic applications, and one of a very few programs involved in microelectronics research...... KEEP READING

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