Award-wining CubeSat detects exoplanet

Members of the ASTERIA team prepare the petite satellite for its journey to space

Having won the Small Satellite Mission of the Year award, the Arcsecond Space Telescope Enabling Research in Astrophysics (ASTERIA) satellite has put the icing on the cake by claiming the first exoplanet to be detected by a CubeSat. About the size of a briefcase, the miniature spacecraft was able to accurately measure the transit light curve of the already known super-Earth exoplanet 55 Cancri e as it passed in front of its parent star.

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Ford heats up the track with new Mustang Cobra Jet

The Ford Performance 50th Anniversary Mustang Cobra Jet is capable of topping 150 mph (241 km/h) ...

Ford is introducing its latest turnkey racecar at the Woodward Dream Cruise as an homage to the original Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, which debuted 50 years ago. The original Cobra Jet hit the drag strip in 1968 and this latest version, of which only 68 copies will be built, is the fastest Ford production model ever made.

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