Mustang News, Oct. 7, 2014: Total lunar eclipse, Cubesat launch

Mustang News anchor Olivia DeGennaro covers today’s top stories at Cal Poly.

Photos: Bill Nye ‘the Science Guy’ visits Cal Poly

Bill Nye, “the Science Guy”, made a visit to Cal Poly Wednesday, for a planned demonstration of a solar sailing satellite built in collaboration with students.

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.

Poly students build satellite

On Oct. 30, satellites designed by about 25 Cal Poly engineering students in the CubeSat lab will be launched out of Wallops Island, Va., at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility.