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Engineering Students to Launch Hand-Built Satellite

Engineering Students to Launch Hand-Built Satellite

Two satellites designed and constructed by students at The University of Texas at Austin will be launched on Nov. 19 on the first student-developed mission in which satellites will orbit and communicate with each other in real-time.

University of Texas at Austin ‘Picosatellite’ To Be Launched from Space Shuttle To Begin Milestone Small-Satellite Mission

University of Texas at Austin ‘Picosatellite’ To Be Launched from Space Shuttle To Begin Milestone Small-Satellite Mission

In an initial step toward the first successful rendezvous and docking of very small satellites without human control, a pair of miniature "picosatellites" built by University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University engineering students will be launched into orbit this month from Space Shuttle Endeavour. In the process, the students will try to…   » Continue Reading