Thursday, September 22, 2011

"HackerSPACE Workshop" on CubeSats Set for November in Kentucky

Satellite pioneer Dr. Bob Twiggs, W7RMT -- who developed the CubeSat and the smaller FemtoSat -- is leading a "HackerSPACE workshop" on CubeSats on November 11-12 in Lexington, Kentucky. This is a collaboration between Kentucky Space, a consortium of colleges and universities in the state, and MAKE magazine, teaching participants about the design and assembly of small satellites, according to the AMSAT News Service. Twiggs is an Emeritus professor at Stanford and is now teaching at Morehead State University in Kentucky.