CubeSats and You: The Future of Space Exploration

Satellites are often thought to be large and needing millions of dollars to be built. But, can citizen science change that notion with CubeSats? Join Graham Grable as he discusses the potential for using citizen scientists and CubeSats to increase research.

To learn more about the Kepler satellite, listen to the project manager for Kepler, Roger Hunter, when he came to the Athens Science Café here.

Sources: Link One (Planet Hunters)Link Two (SporeSat)Link Three (Prox-1)Link Four (Space Launch System – Cubesats)Link Five (KickSat)

About the Author

Graham Grable is an undergraduate student in the College of Engineering. Between playing with Arudinos and hanging out with friends, he can be found saving Jebediah in Kerbal Space Program. You can find him online at grahamgrable.com or email him at ggrable@uga.edu. More from Graham Grable.