Congratulations to the MCubed-2 team for the first successful image of Earth. Below, there is a fantastic, snow-covered picture of Lake Superior, the upper peninsula of Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Canada. The deep freeze of the Midwest is clearly visible.
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!
Two MXL alumni were recently profiled by the University of Michigan College of Engineering for their roles in the space industry: Kiril “Kiko” Dontchev, who worked on the first M-Cubed and RAX-1, is now a power systems engineer at SpaceX, where he designs and tests lithium ion batteries. Eric Gustafson, an alumnus of Continue Reading »