University Nanosat Program
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
University Nanosat Program (UNP)
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
 
Current as of: 03/24/2010

NanoNews and Events



Links to published news articles and upcoming events about the University Nanosat Program are provided below.

News
Aug 2009 Reach for the Skies from the Islands - Aerospace Now
Spring 2007 Mini Marvel - University of Minnesota Institute of Technology
1 May 2007 U Team builds mini satellite - The Minnesota Daily
24 April 2007 Extracurriculars Get Extraterrestrial - BU Today (Boston University)
17 Apr 2007 UMR SAT team takes third, most-improved honors at spacecraft design competition - news@UMR
4 April 2007 Cornell University Chosen To Build Nanosat-4 Flight - Space Daily
2 April 2007 Cornell's satellite wins first prize of a NASA launch -- far, far above Cayuga's waters - Cornell University's Chronical Online
30 Mar 2007 Cornell Satellite to Be Launched Into Space - Cornell Daily Sun
23 Mar 2007 Their Heads in the Clouds, Wash U. Team in Satellite Competition - St. Louis Post Dispatch
13 Sep 2006 Student-built satellite prepared for mission fast track - AFRL News Release
12 July 2006   Lofty Goals For Higher Education: Students Build and Test Near-Space Technology - Space.com article featuring the University Nanosat Program sponsored SHOT II High Altitude Balloon Workshop.
6 Apr 2006 U students join national space race - The Minnesota Daily
6 Dec 2005 Cornell Class Enters Nanosat-4 Comptetition - The Ithaca Journal
19 Jan 2005 Satellite Success - Michigan Tech Lode
  Events
Nanosat-6
Jan 2009 Kickoff
Spring 2009 Systems Concept Review
Spring 2009 System Requirements Review
Summer 2009 SHOT 1 in Boulder, CO
Aug 2009 PDR at SmallSat Conference in Logan, UT
Fall 2009 Sat Fab Class at AFRL
Spring 2010 Critical Design Review
Summer 2010 SHOT 2 in Boulder, CO
Aug 2010 PQR at SmallSat Conference in Logan, UT
Jan 2011 Flight Competition Review
Nanosat-5
Jan 2009 The University of Colorado at Boulder's DANDE satellite selected as NS-5 winner
Nanosat-4
March 2006 Nanosat-4 Flight Competition Review where CUSat named winner
March 2008 CUSat delivered to AFRL
Nanosat-3
Summer 2006   Nanosat-3 winner FASTRAC undergoes Integration and Test at AFRL
Dec 2009 FASTRAC launches on a Minotaur IV