Cal Poly unit cap agreement reached

All the majors Cal Poly requested to go over 180 units were approved.

‘They are like my kids, and it hurts’: Remembering the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crash

Cal Poly graduate Michael Alsbury died in the crash of SpaceShipTwo. Peter Siebold—also a graduate— survived.

Radio club talks out of this world

  The Cal Poly Amateur Radio Club successfully contacted life in outer space today in a radio conversation with International Space Station astronaut Daniel Burbank at the Keck Advanced Technology Laboratory on campus. The nine-and-a-half minute conversation with Burbank was…

The search for Amelia Earhart

With a tilted head and arms clasped behind her back, Amelia Earhart smiled for the camera. Earhart visited Cal Poly June 25, 1936, with famous stunt pilot Paul Mantz. She took a photo in front of the aeronautical department with…

Toaster-sized launcher to pop out NASA satellites

Cal Poly students will mark their first mission with NASA when their satellite launcher is sent to space out of Vandenberg Air Force Base on Feb. 23.