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August 10th, 2014
Engaging High School Students by Creating CubeSats

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How do you teach high school students about life, the universe, and everything? Well, you could have them build and launch a nanosatellite, or CubeSat, into space. While it sounds ambitious, that’s exactly what Adam Kemp set out to do in 2006, then in his first year of teaching at the prestigious Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Virginia.The project took seven years, and in November of 2013, Kemp and his students watched as their satellite, TJ3Sat, launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. Read more at earthzine

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