Stars align for Cal Poly's first NASA Ambassador

Samantha Rawlins knew she wanted to do something space related ever since she was a little girl.

Mustang News, Nov. 20, 2013: Greek chapters investigated after “offensive” party, Cal Poly satellites launched into space

Christina Favuzzi [follow id=”ChristinaFav”] Mustang News anchor Christina Favuzzi covers today’s biggest news at Cal Poly.

PolySat testing NASA technology

PolySat is building a new satellite for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to carry cameras into space — everybody smile. Cal Poly’s eighth CubeSat will test new onboard image processing software, former project manager Brian Tubb said.

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…

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.

Students to send-up satellites

PolySat, Cal Poly’s satellite factory, is busy at work building small satellites called CubeSats to launch into space.

Zero to 140,000: The future is quickly approaching

Would you go to Mars if the chance presented itself? Technology buff David Dynes would — and at Mach speeds.

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.