November 8th, 2018: Project Manager Callie Lissina was on the Ryan Jespersen Show in this interview about the end of the Ex-Alta 1 project

September 21st, 2018: The Student innovation Centre did a student group profile of AlbertaSat

August 27th, 2018: The Faculty of Engineering helped us mark the first trial run of our satellite imager

August 17th, 2018: CBC news covered the first time we tested our wildfire tracking equipment!

August 16th, 2018: Edmonton AM with Mark Connoly interviewed Deputy Project manager Katelyn Ball about Ex-Alta 2 here

August 13th, 2018: The Faculty of Science highlighted a milestone in the Ex-Alta 2 project

July 5th, 2018: Alberta Prime Time featured AlbertaSat in this video

June 11th, 2018: Folio did an interview with former AlbertaSat member Tyler Hrynyk and wrote about his future endeavors in the aerospace industry

May 4th, 2018: You can watch the CSA’s live stream of the Canadian CubeSat Project announcement

May 4th, 2018: Global news covered the announcement of funding for our second project here

May 4th, 2018: Ex-Alta 2’s story was the topic of this CBC article

May 4th, 2018: CTV news produced this video on Ex-Alta 2 and the work it will do

May 4th, 2018: The faculty of engineering helped us celebrate the announcement of funding for Ex-Alta 2

May 4th, 2018: Folio covered the announcement of funding for our second project here

May 3rd, 2018: Our community impact was the focus of this article by folio

January 22nd, 2018: The faculty of engineering wrote an article about the student team sending an experimental project into the atmosphere in summer 2018

December 14th, 2017: The Faculty of Science at the UofA highlighted the challenge we made to design, build, and fly Alberta’s first satellite. Watch the video here.

November 29th, 2017: CSDC Teams Complete Design Reviews and Radiation Testing Workshop in Vancouver! University of Alberta receives top marks, but several teams are close behind.

November 2nd, 2017: AlbertaSat entered its Icarus structure into the USSOC CubeSat HeroX competition.

September 12th, 2017: Learn more about the importance of space weather from Ian Mann in the University of Alberta’s article Lighting the North.

July 7th, 2017: The Edmonton Journal mentioned our latest milestones.

May 26th, 2017: The Globe and Mail showcased our successful deployment.

May 26th, 2017: CBC News discussed our successful deployment here.

May 25th, 2017: Global News captured our pre-deployment excitement in this article.

April 18th, 2017: The University of Alberta wrote an article about our launch!

April 18th, 2017: Global News captured Ex-Alta 1’s successful launch excitement in an article here.

April 17th, 2017: Global News featured AlbertaSat before Ex-Alta 1’s launch.

April 17th, 2017: CTV News featured AlbertaSat before Ex-Alta 1’s launch.

April 12th 2017: The Canadian Space Agency featured Ex-Alta 1 and AlbertaSat! If you ever wondered how heavy a satellite was check out this info-graphic.

March 20th 2017: The University of Alberta’s Faculty of Science presented a video of Ex-Alta 1’s assembly  as well as a simulation of the cubesat in space courtesy of Andy Kale.

March 20th 2017: Richard Cairney wrote an article about us for the University of Alberta!

September 12th 2016: ASTech Foundation featured our Collin Cupido in both a video and article regarding our recent successes! See them here.

August 31st 2016: Edmonton Examiner wrote on the passing of Ex-Alta 1’s final inspection and its upcoming launch!

August 12th 2016: The University of Alberta’s Faculty of Engineering wrote on our send off of Ex-Alta 1 to the Netherlands for final testing as part of the QB50 mission!

July 29th 2016: The University of Alberta’s Faculty of Engineering wrote about how our student-made satellite is ready for the first leg of its journey to space. (July 25th university video included in link.)

July 28th 2016: Satnews Daily wrote on Alberta’s Smallsat Upcoming Weather Effort.

Juillet 27 2016: Regardez le reportage de Radio Canada à propos de Ex-Alta 1!

July 27th 2016: The Edmonton Journal wrote an article featuring our first made-in-Alberta satellite Ex-Alta 1 and its ready for takeoff status.

CBC Edmonton followed up with a radio active podcast on the highlights of Ex-Alta 1 and its mission near the 8:05 mark.

July 26th 2016: The Ryan Jespersen Show on 630 CHED hosted a talk with Charles Nokes about our accomplishments.

CBC Edmonton aired an interview with Charles Nokes about AlbertaSat and Ex-Alta 1. (online clip not available)

July 25th 2016: The University of Alberta published a video on our role in the QB50 mission and the experiences we’ve had along the way.

July 24th 2016: The Globe and Mail wrote an article on our progress and role in Canadian spaceflight.

July 21st 2016: ISSET News wrote on our approaching launch of Ex-Alta 1 in December.

June 7th 2016: The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta took notice of one of our project leads and his grad story.

June 6th 2016: Did you know AlbertaSat has an astrophysics grad? Learn about her story posted by the University of Alberta here.

April 19th 2016: AlbertaSat was on CTV News Edmonton talking about making aerospace history with Ex-Alta 1.

March 7th 2016: The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta wrote about how the mechanical engineering faculty and students contribute to the first Alberta-built satellite – Ex-Alta 1.

February 9th 2016: The Gateway wrote an article on Ex-Alta 1 and our upcoming launch after interviewing our project manager.

February 5th 2016: AlbertaSat was on 630 CHED. Listen to hour two at the 20 minute mark to hear Ex-Alta 1’s Deputy Project Manager talk about our first CubeSat.

February 2nd 2016: Ex-Alta 1’s project manager and our Mechanical Co-Lead headed over to CBC Radio to talk about our made-in-Alberta Satellite and it’s upcoming launch.

February 2nd 2016: Huffington Post Canada wrote an article on Ex-Alta 1 and our upcoming launch.

February 2nd 2016: From the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta – AlbertaSat students taking their place among space industry leaders 

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February 1st 2016: From CBC News – Alberta-made satellite prepares for liftoff.

November 3rd 2015: Dinner Television visited us in CCIS, watch all the videos here.

October 1st 2015: Discover Magazine wrote an article about us that would later be featured in their November issue. Read a excerpt here.

September 9th 2015: Southgate Amateur Radio wrote an article about us, QB50’s new launch system and the Nanorack CubeSat Deployers. Click here to read the original blog post about it.

September 8th 2015: AlbertaSat and our trip to the 7th European CubeSat Symposium was featured by the University of Alberta.

July 9th 2015: We were included in a research crawl at the University of Alberta.

July 1st 2015: David Miles, a member of AlbertaSat, was named on of the “Next 10” influential Albertans in Alberta Venture Magazine’s 2015. Read an article about it here.

April 17th 2015: Indira Samarasekera included AlbertaSat in her official blog.

April 13th 2015: Click here to recap James Moore’s visit to the University of Alberta.

April 2015: Click here to see the poster for the EPS board for ECE 490/491 Capstone Project. Click here to see the poster for Athena, our On board Flight Computer.

April 2015: Read about our previous project manager, Chris Robson, and Collin Cupido, our Systems Engineer, here.

February 12th 2015: One of our faculty advisors, David Miles, was featured by the University of Alberta for his work with Sounding Rockets.

December 2nd 2014: Radio-Canada featured our crowdfundng campaign and Ex-Alta 1 in this article.

December 2nd 2014: AlbertaSat was featured in Edmonton Sun to advertise the UAlberta Giving Day Challenge. A 24-hour matching gift challenge to help us fund the building of $100,000 Ex-Alta 1! Read more at here!

December 1st 2014: Metro Edmonton featured our crowdfunding campaign in this article.

September 10th 2014: Read about Zachary Fritze, who coordinated our crowdfunding campaign while at the University of Alberta.

August 29th 2014: Lessons learned from our first crowdfunding campaign were outlined in this article on Techvibes.

May 12th 2014: The University of Alberta featured our crowdfunding campaign.

March 28th 2014: AlbertaSat was mentioned during  Canada’s Research Chairs Announcement about the University of Alberta by the Minister of State for Science and Technology. Read about it here.

March 14th 2014: The Daily Orbit took an interest in AlbertaSat and  explained a lot about our March crowdfunding campaign! Read their article on their website

March 12th 2014: Our project manager, Charles Nokes, was featured in the Lacombe Globe. Read the article here.

March 4th 2014: We accepted a donation from Dogecoin in Reddit! Read the conversations here.

March 3rd 2014: “Create a strong Alberta” took notice of Alberta Sat and talked about our spring crowdfunding back in March. Read more on their website.

March 2nd 2014:  Our Financial Liaison Chris Robson talked to the Edmonton Sun about our spring crowdfunding campaign idea involving Ex-Alta #1. Read more on their website.

March 2014: Dr. Ian Mann, a physics professor at the University of Alberta, discussed space weather and AlbertaSat in this article.

February 25th 2014: Our crowdfunding campaign was featured by the University of Alberta.

February 24th 2014: Our crowdfunding campaign was featured by the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta.

February 24th 2014: YouAlberta featured our crowdfunding campaign and Ex-Alta 1 in this article.

November 8th 2013: AlbertaSat participates in the unveiling of Canada’s new $5 bill. View images from this event here.

October 3rd 2013: “St. Albert Leader” took notice of us from the very beginning! Read about where it all began here.

September 2013: Read about our graduating members in the Fall 2013 issue of U of A Engineer

October 23rd 2012: Radio-Canada wrote an article on AlbertaSat-1, our first ever design, which was presented during the 4th United Nations/Japan NanoSatellite Symposium.

October 23rd 2012: The University of Alberta featured us after we won International Academy of Astronautics’ Environmental Award.

October 22nd 2012: The AlbertaSat team was featured by the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering after winning the International Academy of Astronautics’ Environmental Award.

October 10th 2012: Read about AlbertaSat-1 which won the Best Environmental Mission award from the International Academy of Astronautics in Japan

October 5th 2012: Read about AlbertaSat-1 and our trip to the Mission Idea Contest in Japan.

October 3rd 2012:  Read about AlbertaSat-1, the best thing since sliced bread.

February 28th 2012: Ex-Alta 1 was featured by the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.

Supporting the Canadian Space Industry


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