CubeSat payload: a “photon sieve”

What can you do with a CubeSat? With payloads from microbes to solar sails, the possibilities





are nearly endless. Here’s another one: a “photon sieve” proposed for an Air Force Academy 3U CubeSat that might yield an exponential improvement over standard optics.

FalconSAT-7 is slated for a 2014 launch.