NanoRacks is involved with the amateur radio F-1 CubeSat due to be deployed from the International Space Station (ISS) in September. This video shows NanoRacks CEO Jeff Manber at a TEDx presentation at the International Space University.
UK space students graduate from International Space University
6 UK graduates have just had their first taste of working in the space sector with the successful completion of the International Space University’s two-month Space Studies Programme (SSP).
With funding assistance from the UK Space Agency’s ISU Scholarship scheme, they were exposed to a wide range of disciplines related to space programmes and enterprises.
An additional grant winner has just started a 1 year MSc at the ISU and one of the students from the two month SSP will be joining him. This years SSP was held at the Graz University of Technology in Austria.
The ISU provides graduate-level training to the future leaders of the emerging global space community. In its two-month Space Studies Programme and one-year Masters Programme, ISU offers its students a unique core curriculum including study areas such as space science, space engineering, systems engineering, space policy and law, business and management, and space and society. Both courses also involve an intense student research team project providing international graduate students and young space professionals with the opportunity to solve complex problems by working together in an intercultural environment. Continue reading