The newest addition to the MXL facilities, the Peach Mountain Observatory Dish, was officially turned over to the Aerospace and Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Science (AOSS) department earlier this month.
According to a recent College of Engineering profile of the Dish, “The Peach Mountain Observatory is about half an hour from campus, just south of Continue Reading »
The High Altitude 1U Laboratory (HA1L) had a successful test launch this past week aboard a high altitude balloon in Colorado. HA1L’s mission is to serve as a way to test Michigan’s next core CubeSat bus technology, and is working in direct support of CADRE, the next National Science Foundation sponsored CubeSat to be developed Continue Reading »
We explored the radio astronomy site that has been operating on Peach Mountain for over fifty years. The site is retiring, and we are hoping that with some additional funding and a lot of elbow grease, we will be able to upgrade it to support our satellite missions. Peach Mountain is just about 20 Continue Reading »