Updates

April 24, 2017

The SSRL were panelists on the UGA board of visitors spring meeting.

April 20, 2017

Paige Copenhaver, the SSRL Mission Ops lead, won the Physics and Astronomy undergraduate research award.

April 12, 2017

SSRL students Graham Grable, Megan Le Corre, and Khoa Ngo won 2nd place in the University of Geerogia College of Engineering 2017 Senior Design Competition.

April 3, 2017

SSRL students gave talks at the 2017 CURO Symposium:
Adam King, Dustin Mizelle, and Anurag Banerjee, “Research and Development of Satellite Software and Electronics”
Caleb Ashmore Adams, “The Feasibility of Structure from Motion over Planetary Bodies with Small Satellite Systems"
Khoa Ngo, “Simulation of Small Satellite Photovoltaic Power Generation System”
Megan Le Corre and Graham Grable, “Structural Design and Optimization of the SPOC Cube Satellite”

SSRL students will be presenting posters at the 2017 CURO Symposium:
Nirav Ilango, “The Accuracy of SfM-Generated Dense Point Clouds Given Varying Image Quality”
Hollis Neel, “Implementation of Structure from Motion from a Cube Satellite in Low Earth Orbit”
James hugh Roach and Paul Hwang, “Laboratory Operations Support for Small Satellite Research Laboratory”
Paige Copenhaver, “Comparing Metallicity Measurements from Optical Spectra of Solar-Type Stars”
Clark Goodman Veazey, “Computational Investigations of He-HD Collisions in the Interstellar Medium”
Bjorn Leicher, “A Study of Interstellar Intermediate Velocity Gas Clouds”

March 14, 2017

Caleb Adams gave an invited talk to the National (ASPRS) and International (ISPRS) Perspectives of Geospatial Education, Training and Professional Development with Focus on SDI and Decision Support technical session at the ASPRS IGTF 2017 conference.

Citation: Cotten, D., Adams, C, Mishra, D., Madden, M., and Bernardes, S. (2017, March 14th), “STEM Opportunities for Undergraduates Building Nanosatellites: the NASA CubeSat Program Georgia.” IGTF/ASPRS Baltimore, MD.

March 14, 2017

Caleb Adams presented at the Designed, Scheduled and Flying: New sensors coming online technical session during the ASPRS IGTF 2017 conference.

Citation: Cotten, D., Adams, C, Mishra, D., Madden, M., Bernardes, S., Ngo, K., Neel, N., Ilango, N., Le Corre, M., Grable, G., and King, A. (2017, March 14th) “Building a Small Satellite Research Program at the University of Georgia: UGA Payload Development for CubeSats” IGTF/ASPRS Baltimore, MD.

February 27th, 2017

University of Georgia Small Satellite Research Lab is featured in University of Georgia's Physics and Astronomy news and UGA Today news pages.

February 25th, 2017

Caleb Adams presented a poster at the Georgia Scientific Computing Symposium 2017 titled “Feasibility of Structure from Motion over Planetary Bodies using Small Satellites”.

February 18th, 2017

The University of Georgia's SPOC mission was selected for NASA's eight class of candidates for the launch of CubeSat space missions.

February 17th, 2017

The Small Satellite Research Lab hosted 45 students from a physics class from Morgan County High School, from Madison, Georgia.

February 7th, 2017

The University of Georgia Small Satellite Research Lab onboarded 21 members to their appropriate teams. The members will slowly ease into their role throughout the month of February.

January 27th, 2017

The University of Georgia Small Satellite Research Lab completed its Prelimary Design Review (PDR) for its NASA SPOC mission.

January 13th, 2017

The Air Force Reserach Lab visited University's Small Satellite Research Lab for their Preliminary Design review for their MOCI mission.


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