Translator Disclaimer
16 September 1993 Exploring space with a microsat: where no microsat has gone before
Author Affiliations +
In January of 1992 representatives of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) met with the Center for AeroSpace Technology (CAST) at Weber State University to suggest a joint space exploration program. During the following months, several meetings were convened and plans solidified pursuant to begin project JAWSAT (Joint Academy Weber SATellite). The fundamental mission of project JAWSAT is to further the effective use of small, low cost satellites for aerospace education and to conduct valid scientific research in the use of non space rated instrumentation for low cost satellite design.
© (1993) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Jay Lamont Smith and Randall Liefer "Exploring space with a microsat: where no microsat has gone before", Proc. SPIE 1940, Small Satellite Technology and Applications III, (16 September 1993);


Progress to date: vision for the future
Proceedings of SPIE (August 10 1992)
NextSat on-orbit experiences
Proceedings of SPIE (April 15 2008)
TECHSTARS: small, smart space systems
Proceedings of SPIE (July 01 1991)
Payload technology for in-situ measurements
Proceedings of SPIE (October 13 2008)
Small-satellite constellation for many uses
Proceedings of SPIE (July 01 1991)

Back to Top