Month: November 2017

Mars is on their minds

Team Miles is in the finals of a NASA contest to create miniature satellite technology for a space mission. Tampa Bay Times 

NASA Cube Quest Challenge Spotlight: Team Miles

The breadbox-size Miles is a 6U satellite built to navigate into deep space. NASA 

Shoebox-sized satellites made by civs win trip on NASA’s newest rocket

Three citizen teams in the United States will get to fire deep-space satellites from NASA’s newest rocket, Space Launch System, as part of the agency’s Cube Quest Challenge. The Register 

Cube Quest Challenge Spotlight: Team Miles

Washington DC (SPX) May 19, 2017 – For Team Miles and their CubeSat entry, it’s about propelling citizen science to the moon… and beyond. Space Daily

Tampa team’s invention headed to outer space

For the first time ever, citizen inventors will have their do-it-yourself cube satellites launched aboard NASA’s most powerful rocket WTSP 10 News 

Tampa team enters new Space Race with cube satellite

A team from Tampa is competing in a contest to build a new kind of satellite. If they win, they’ll get $5 million. Fox 13 News 

Tampa Hackerspace group, Team Miles, earns a ticket to Mars

A group of innovators, hobbyists, volunteers from Tampa design a tiny satellite that NASA plans to send to Mars in 2019. 83degrees

Self-taught Tampa team poised to send winning satellite into deep space

TAMPA — It’s a ragtag group of 17 would-be space explorers looking to do its part in sending humans to Mars. And it’s making progress. Tampa Bay Times