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Utah State University Makes Satellite for NASA Aerosol Study

A space-focused laboratory within Utah State University has developed a small satellite that would help NASA study cloud water and ice particles on microphysical levels. USU Space Dynamics Laboratory's cubesat would carry the HyperAngular Rainbow Polarimeter, an instrument that would introduce the ability to measure aerosol and cloud properties, USU said Thursday.

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Trump Seeks Updated Review Process for Commercial Spacecraft Carrying Nuclear Payloads

The Trump administration released a memo to update the review process for launching commercial spacecraft carrying nuclear power systems, Space News reported Thursday. President Trump issued the memo on Tuesday with the intent of establishing a three-tier system for approving the delivery of payloads such as fission reactors, which may result in hazards such as radiation exposure if an accident occurs.

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