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2013-12-06 08:21:03

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With help from NASA, four student-built CubeSat research satellites launched into space Friday from the California coast as part of the agency's CubeSat Launch Initiative. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The CubeSats were included as auxiliary payloads aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket that lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, Calif., at 11:14 p.m. PST Dec. 5 (2:14 a.m....

2013-11-20 16:20:12

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is beginning to receive confirmation 11 small cubesat research satellites, including the first developed by high school students, that were launched into space Tuesday night from the Virginia coast are operating as planned. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The cubesats were included as auxiliary payloads aboard a U.S. Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket that lifted off from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at...