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CSUN to launch faculty/student built satellite to space

The CSUNSat1 will extend the potential lifetime of power systems, lower spacecraft mass, and lower power requirements. Courtesy of, The CSUNSat1 website.

Nathan Hickling

March 14, 2017

CSUNSat1, a collaboration between the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and CSUN, will be launched into space on March 21 as part of NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI). “Ninety percent of the satellite was built from scratch from students under our supervision,” CSUN professor James Flynn,...

Students and faculty work to launch shoebox-sized satellite

Taylor Villescas

April 15, 2013

Students and faculty are gathering to work on elevating CSUN’s engineering status about 200 miles up with the development of their new satellite. The group of engineering students, supervised by faculty from the electrical and computer engineering department, is known as the CSUN CubeSat Project Team. The...

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