Gap Fill - Wooden Satellites - Level 5


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Advanced is getting back to with the testing of a satellite that is largely made from . The Woodsat is the of engineer Jari Makinen, co-founder of a company called Arctic Astronautics. It is just 10cm cubed in . Mr Makinen tested his DIY in the stratosphere. He attached it to a balloon and it went to an of 30km above Earth. As planned, the balloon exploded and Woodsat parachuted back to Earth. All communications equipment survived the conditions as it came back.

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