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NASA’s Cyclone Satellite Wins AIAA Mission Award

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SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 7, 2017 — NASA's Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) has won the "Mission of the Year" award at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) 2017 Small Satellite Conference. CYGNSS, a constellation of eight microsatellite spacecraft built and operated by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), was launched into low-inclination, low-Earth orbit over the tropics in December 2016. The award is presented annually to a mission that has demonstrated a significant improvement in the capability of small satellites. More than 1200 small satellite enthusiasts voted for...Read full article

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