Cal Poly Hyperloop President and mechanical engineering senior Sam Flood and his team only had 15 minutes to answer questions fired at them before the Skype call was cut off. The stakes were high – on the other end of the call were SpaceX engineers that would decide the future of the project the team […]
Aerospace engineering professor jets off to the Red Bull Air Race in hopes of setting record
Professor Paulo Iscold holds several speed records and is ready to break yet another this weekend in Abu Dhabi.
Cal Poly sophomore launches two “Moustronauts” into space
One small feat for man, one giant leap for mousekind.
Cal Poly students helped integrate first CubeSat to photograph Mars, image released
Students from the on-campus organization PolySat helped integrate two CubeSats which just became the first spacecrafts of their kind to photograph Mars.
Student-built CubeSat DAVE successfully launches aboard Delta II
PolySat builds and integrates CubeSat DAVE, launches along with NASA’s satellite ICESat-2
Cal Poly students integrate first interplanetary CubeSats, launched on mission to Mars
Cal Poly CubeSat is making Mars exploration history as they aided in the operations of the first interplanetary CubeSats, which head to the red planet after launching the morning of May 5 from Vandenberg Air Force Base. A CubeSat is an approximately 10 centimeters by 10 centimeters by 10 centimeters satellite which can be developed […]
Boeing uses Cal Poly aerospace sensory project in flight tests
The project is entirely student-driven.
‘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.
Cal Poly places first, second in AIAA Design competition
Cal Poly’s aerospace engineering department continued its twenty-year-long string of excellence this September when it took first and second place at the national Undergraduate Team Aircraft Design competition.
NASA awards Poly with contract to build satellites
NASA awarded Cal Poly and its CubeSat program their Poly Picosatellite Orbital Deployers, or P-POD, service contract on Sept. 25 as a part of an educational initiative to more efficiently launch small satellites into orbit.
Cal Poly grad flies high
Cal Poly grad Peter Siebold won an award for his role in developing aircraft for the space tourism industry.