Category Archives: Articles

Apr 14
2011

High-Altitude Balloon Launch!

HAMSTER-4 (High Altitude Multi-payload Student Teaching and Educational Resource) is Kentucky Space’s fifth high-altitude balloon mission, and is set to launch on April 06, 2012 carrying a senior design project for controlled descent named CoDeBReAKeR. Click HERE to see our main HAMSTER-4 page for more information.

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Mar 03
2011

Videos

Click HERE to see our Space Systems Lab videos.

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Feb 28
2011

CubeLab Operations

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Feb 16
2011

KySat-1 Launch Information

At 05:09:43 EST Friday March, 4 2011 the Taurus-XL carrying the NASA Glory Satellite and the Kentucky Satellite (KySat-1) lifted off from Vandenberg Air force base in southern California.   At 05:15 EST (T+6:00) the NASA launch director declared a “Launch Contingency” indicating that the … Continue reading

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Feb 15
2011

KySat-1

KySat-1 is the state of Kentucky’s first satellite that was entirely designed, built, and tested by university students. The primary mission is educational outreach to both the university students who worked on the satellite and to K-12 students and teachers, … Continue reading

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Nov 10
2010

Space Systems Laboratory

The Space Systems Lab offers unique and interesting challenges to students from disciplines across the College of Engineering. Working on complex and highly integrated aerospace projects allows a student to gain experience working with teams of students from different engineering … Continue reading

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