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Lessons Learned Library

Over the years, Flight Opportunities participants have identified dozens of suggestions to help researchers be more successful in their flight testing. The Lessons Learned Library presents these suggestions – many of which were shared in the program’s Community of Practice webinars. (Access more information about these webinars under the Resources menu above.)

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Three researchers peer through the white bands that create a cell-like space containing a floating cube with QR codes on each side. A camera mounted to the top corner of the cell records the experiment.
Researchers from the University of California, Davis test a CubeSat attitude control technology in microgravity during a parabolic flight in November 2022, as part of NASA’s Flight Opportunities program.
Zero Gravity Corporation/Steve Boxall