Company to launch satellite designed and built by high school students

Friday, November 15, 2013

Next week, Orbital Sciences is scheduled to launch a new satellite that has been designed and built by high school students.

The satellite, TJCubeSat, was developed and built by high school students at Alexandria, Virginia’s Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. Staff from Orbital Sciences volunteered their time to mentor the students on the project, and Orbital also provided financial support.

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