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LICIACUBE: NASA chooses an Argotec’s SmallSat!

By 23/01/2019March 7th, 2022No Comments

For the first time in history an Italian SmallSat will monitor the kinetic impact of a satellite with an asteroid.
LICIACube (Light Italian Cubesat for Imaging of Asteroids) is the name of the project coordinated by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) for the development of a SmallSat built in the Argotec’ laboratories in Turin. This satellite was selected by NASA in order to take part in its mission DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) expected in 2021.

LICIACube Progetto

Press Release – Italian Version

Press release- English version