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Basalt Launchpad Tiles to Undergo Testing by NASA

Basalt Launchpad Tiles to Undergo Testing by NASA

Above: Geology Tech Kyla Edison removes basalt launchpad tiles from their casting molds after sintering. PISCES completed a large batch of sintered basalt tiles last month for testing by NASA’s Swamp Works at Kennedy Space Center. Thirty tiles will be assessed as a...

Students get Hands-on Aerospace Work through HSFL

Students get Hands-on Aerospace Work through HSFL

By: Luke Flynn, Director of Hawai‘i Space Flight Laboratory Above: Students who worked on the Neutron-1 cubesat. Credit: HSFL. In 2007, the Hawai‘i Space Flight Laboratory (HSFL) was created to design, build, test, launch and operate small satellites (<100 kg) from...