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The UPSat team of engineers is proud to announce the delivery of the first completely open source software and hardware satellite.

Accredited education institutions, nonprofit organizations and NASA centers can join the adventure and challenges of space while helping the agency achieve its exploration goals through the next round of the agency's CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI).

Cubesats Ready For Launch From ISS

Cubesats leaving the Japanese airlock ready for launch. Dove Cubesats deployment for Planet Labs​ constellation Flock 2.Larger image Credits: ESA/NASA

In 2012, the students from St. Thomas More Cathedral School in Arlington, Virginia lined up in the shape of a space shuttle in the school parking lot and witnessed the flyover of the Space Shuttle Discovery as it was being retired to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.

Space-based observations have transformed our understanding of Earth, its environment, the solar system and the universe at large.

Tim Peake: Two nanosats Another 2 Nanosats launched this morning - spot #Gibraltar down there? Credits: ESA/NASA Larger image

After a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station, NASA's two Nodes satellites were deployed on May 16 from the NanoRacks platform and into low-Earth orbit to begin their much anticipated technology demonstration.

In 2012, the students from St. Thomas More Cathedral School in Arlington, Virginia lined up in the shape of a space shuttle in the school parking lot and witnessed the flyover of the Space Shuttle Discovery as it was being retired to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.

Tim Peake: Great to see DIWATA-1, the first Filipino microsatellite, launched today from the International Space Station to observe Earth and climate change.

CubeSat OUFTI-1 Sends A Message

Recording of signal coming from student-built CubeSat OUFTI-1 which, as part of ESA's Education 'Fly Your Satellite!' programme, was launched on 25 April 2016 on the Soyuz VS14 flight from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

Fly Your Satellite!

For three student teams, the dream of building and working on a real space mission is coming true. A trio of student-built CubeSats were released into space as part of ESA's Education Office 'Fly Your Satellite!' programme.

Led by GomSpace in Denmark, GomX-3 is a 3-unit CubeSat mission to demonstrate aircraft ADS-B signal reception and geostationary telecommunication satellite spot beam signal quality using an L-band reconfigurable software-defined radio receiver.

Applications are now open for U.S. colleges and universities to compete for free CubeSat rides on United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rockets.

Once upon a time, only world superpowers could launch satellites. Now university students can do it as well!

NASA has awarded $30,000 each to the five top-scoring teams that competed in the latest segment of the agency's small satellite Cube Quest competition.

Progress continues on the journey to Mars as NASA plans to send astronauts deeper into space than ever before, including to an asteroid and ultimately to the surface of Mars.

The Innovative Technology Partnerships Office (ITPO) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, invites educators, students and the general public to celebrate Pi Day and discover Pi-Sat.

Expedition 46 flight engineer Tim Peake of ESA captured this photo on Jan. 29, 2016 from the International Space Station, as the robotic arm in Japan's Kibo laboratory successfully deployed two combined satellites from Texas universities.

There was a time when you could find spacecraft clean rooms in two sizes - - big and bigger.

NASA's Curiosity rover is making an unscheduled stop on its way up Mount Sharp on Mars, for a close-up look at a collection of actively moving sand dunes.

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