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MarCO (or Mars Cube One) was a Mars flyby mission launched alongside NASA's InSight Mars lander mission. It consisted of two 6U-sized cubesats, MarCO-A and MarCO-B, that provided a real-time communications link to Earth for InSight during its entry, descent, and landing - when InSight was out of line of sight from the Earth.

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How much did each MarCO 6U cubesat weigh?

Yes the answer is zero now because they are weightless, but I used past tense. In any event, let's try to find a good, reliable source for each spacecraft's mass and whether that number is dry or ...
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Was any data actually transmitted between OSCD and ISARA in the recent CubeSat lasercom test?

Two CubeSats (the OCSD and ISARA CubeSats) recently demonstrated technology for on-orbit sat-sat laser communications. All the information I have been able to find doesn't indicate if the test ...