NEWS: One Small Step for XBee, One Giant Leap for Wireless

This winter, Soarex, a NASA sounding rocket, will be launched into space with XBee on-board. The three-node network is the first XBee ZigBee network to go to space. The rocket will be launched roughly 200 miles above earth to test a new parachute-like technology called an exo-brake. Exo-brakes are used to safely return samples from the Earth’s orbit as well as land spacecrafts on other planets that have a much thinner atmosphere than Earth.

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