Thanks to Ed Kudzia, BSAE ’75, for taking MXL patches global! Check out Ed putting up patches at the Cocoa Beach Brewing Company near Kennedy Space Center and another patch at the Mayflower Pub in Ottawa. Go Blue!
We had a great visit with Dr. Michelle Larson, President and CEO of the Adler Planetarium. She is the guest speaker tonight at an event sponsored by SEDS, Students for the Exploration and Development of Space. Her talk titled “100 Years Looking Back-Looking Forward: Scientists and Citizen Scientists in Astronomy“ will be Continue Reading »
MCubed-2 temperatures have been growing hotter. Internal temperatures are approaching 40C. We have reduced downlinks and payload operations to prevent over heating. The plot below explains why.
MCubed-2 is in a season of full sun as the plot above shows. It was generated Continue Reading »
Here is a “great” shot of our command and control antenna used for MCubed-2 operations. Fortunately, the antenna cabling was repaired last week when it was just cold, and not cold and snowy. Despite the snow and cold, MCubed-2 check out is progressing. More details on that later.
The Aerospace Department here at the University of Michigan is celebrating it’s 100 year anniversary. For 100 years, we have pushed the state of the art in aerospace engineering and trained some of the best students in the world.
The Department will be hosting a dessert on 15 January 2014 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm Continue Reading »