More and more opportunities for student projects to reach space

Opportunities are opening up rapidly for students from high school to grad school to see their own space science and satellite projects reach space.

For example, NanoRacks offers access to the International Space Station for both science experiments on the station and to launch Cubesats from the station : Right This Way to the Space Station – Air & Space Magazine

Here is a video of 3 satellites released from the ISS this week:


And on Tuesday evening, an Orbital Sciences rocket orbited 28 Cubesats, many of which were built by students groups including one in high school:

Here’s a video of the launch of the Minotaur rocket  from Wallops Island, Virginia: