Metro Newspaper – The next space age: Cuberty

The May 14, 2012 edition of the Metro newspaper carried a story by Ben Gilliland on pages 26-27 about CubeSats. Among those mentioned is the UK amateur radio Android smartphone CubeSat STRaND-1 which is being built by volunteers at the Surrey Space Centre (SSC).

The online edition of the Metro newspaper can be read at You will be prompted for an email address but anything that looks like an email address will keep the prompt happy and you can then read the newspaper.

Ben Gilliland’s article is also available on the CosmOnline website at

You can read about STRaND-1 in the AMSAT-UK publication OSCAR News here

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