Join engineering undergraduate students and AlbertaSat members Katelyn Ball, Casia McLeod, Callie Lissina and Abby Lacson for the EMPFest Panel on “Women in STEM Fields” talk. Time: 4:00PM – 5:00PM Date: Wednesday, February 7th 2018 Location: CCIS 3-003   Katelyn Ball Katelyn Ball is a 4th year mechanical engineering co-op student from Vancouver, Canada and is Read More

On Monday October 5th and Tuesday October 6th AlbertaSat attended ISSET’s Space Exploration Symposium. Monday night featured a talk by Dr. Alan Stern, a planetary scientist and principal investigator of NASA’s New Horizons mission. More information about Dr. Alan Stern and his work can be found here. Tuesday afternoon was filled with talks by AlbertaSat and Read More

Every year, as part of the Alumni Week at the University of Alberta, the Dean of Engineering hosts a reception to reflect on the Faculty’s accomplishments. This event also showcase plans for future development and looks ahead to what the Faculty of Engineering hopes to accomplish in coming years. AlbertaSat was invited to attend this year’s Read More

On April 13th, 2015 we met Industry Minster James Moore during his visit to the University of Alberta for a press event. This event focused on Alberta’s and Canada’s industry in general, specifically Canada’s involvement in the space industry. CubeSatellites are cheaper to produce and launch than their larger counterparts, making space more accessible to Read More

Supporting the Canadian Space Industry


Do you think Canada should play more of a role in the global space sector? Our industry is lagging behind the rest of the world, despite the many companies, universities, and research initiatives focused on space here in Canada. Check out this petition to the government of Canada to redevelop a modern space strategy in our country: