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New wooden satellite is part advertising, part student project – Ars Technica

A cube sat with plywood sides is planned for a Rocketlab launch.

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Late last year, we were extremely skeptical of reports regarding a plan for wooden satellites that seemed confused about what could be gained from using the natural material. But a wooden satellite looks like it might get to orbit later this year, via a project we can fully endorse. It’s a bit of silly advertising by a plywood manufacturer that will ensure that a student project gets sent to space.
The project, based in Finland, is called the WISA WOODSAT, and it…

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