January 20, 2023

Episode 351: How University of Arizona students are preparing for careers guiding space missions

University of Arizona students are getting their own unmanned satellite ready for launch.

AZSCI 351 UA CatSat hero Illustration of UA "CatSat" cubesat scheduled for 2023 launch.
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The Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Arizona Science

Episode 351: How University of Arizona students are preparing for careers guiding space missions

This episode is supported by the The Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
NPR

University of Arizona students are getting their own unmanned satellite ready for launch. It’s a “cube sat” designed to fit complex scientific instruments into a small orbital package. U of A astronomy professor Chris Walker describes how the mission will give students hands-on experience in space exploration.

Chris Walker spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the University of Arizona Space Institute.

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