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MIT KitCube selected in NASA CubeQuest Challenge Ground Tournament-1!

By kcahoy|August 28, 2015

MIT’s KitCube entry into the NASA CubeQuest Challenge for the Lunar Derby competition was selected as a prize-winning team (came in 2nd) in Ground Tournament-1. MIT graduate and undergraduate students designed this mission as part of MIT’s 16.83 Space Systems Engineering class, combined with 16.89 (for graduate students). Way to go, team KitCube!    

Kat and Tam take 2nd and 3rd at 2015 SmallSat Student Paper Competition

By kcahoy|August 28, 2015

Congratulations to students Kat Riesing (2nd) and Tam Nguyen (3rd) for their top-finishes in the SmallSat Frank J. Redding Student Paper Competition! Kat Riesing: Orbit Determination from Two Line Element Sets of ISS-Deployed CubeSats Tam Nguyen: Laser Beacon Tracking for High-Accuracy Attitude Determination  

MIT News

By kcahoy|January 22, 2013

Two from MIT win Air Force Office of Sponsored Research Young Investigator Award.


By kcahoy|January 19, 2013

AFOSR awards grants to 40 scientists and engineers through its Young Investigator Research Program.  

Boston Herald

By kcahoy|August 7, 2012

Curiosity exploring the Red Planet.

NPR All Things Considered

By kcahoy|August 6, 2012

Radio interview with Jordan Weinstein related to Curiosity Mars rover landing. 080612MARSMSL

MIT News

By kcahoy|June 19, 2012

Researchers calculate size of particles in Martian clouds of CO2 snow.