Ready for liftoff: UASpace launches satellite

By Associated Engineering Press

Nine UA students are traveling to Cape Canaveral, Florida, to watch BAMA-1, a small CubeSat satellite, launch in person. Members, advisers and supporters of UASpace can watch the launch through Astra’s livestream beginning at 11 a.m. CST.

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Posted on: February 7, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students    /    Features: