ORCASAT: UVic’s very own satellite mission
In-Person + Livestream
6:00pm - 9:00pm Doors at: 5:00pm
Event DescriptionThe University of Victoria's satellite mission—ORCASAT—will launch on 18th November 2022 from Kennedy Space Center. Once set in orbit from the International Space Station, this CubeSat mission will operate for 18 months and will provide a unique artificial star reference for the world’s ground-based telescopes. Professor Afzal Suleman will tell the story of this endeavour and how it has placed a diverse team of scientists and engineers at UVic at the forefront of modern space research.
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753 View Street
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