University’s Student-Built Satellites Blast into Space after Years of Delays

University’s Student-Built Satellites Blast into Space after Years of Delays
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The rocket carrying mini-sensors developed by BU students blasted off from New Zealand June 13. Photo courtesy of Rocket Lab First mission for BUSAT probes potentially damaging electric currents Better three years late than never. Work built by Boston University SATellite (BUSAT) program students has made it into space after a long-delayed launch. A private rocket carrying a network of mini-sensors made by BUSAT students blasted off from New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula on June 13. The sensors will study electric currents in Earth’s magnetic field that can cripple communications and power here on the ground. The launch had been […]

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