CdA Press: NASA selected North Idaho STEM Charter Academy to participate in its CubeSat Space Mission in June 2017. The school is the only high school to be selected, and one of 20 institutions nationwide that will get to design and construct a CubeSat — a class of research spacecraft also called nanosatellites — over the next three years.
“It’s fantastic,” said North Idaho STEM director Scott Thomson. “Producing real world solutions is what this school is about and it doesn’t get more real than this.”
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Our high school CubeSAT satellite team has been selected as one of only 20 institutions in the WORLD. Indeed, we are the ONLY HIGH SCHOOL IN THE NATION that has been selected to send our Cube Satellite to space. We already have a launch date of June 2017. This is a tremendous opportunity for our students. As one of our technical advisors said: other schools may have sports teams, but they don’t have a satellite!!!!
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