(Photo credit: Andy Kale, Univ. of Alberta)

Ex-Alta 1 is currently in Florida awaiting launch to the International Space Station, aboard an Atlas V rocket.  Launch is scheduled for 11:11 am EDT, Tuesday April 18 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Click on the following links for more information:

Videos (Credit Andy Kale and University of Alberta):



Ex-Alta 1 Project

Launch updates:




Additional info:

Canadian Space Agency CubeSat page

Canadian Space Agency Ex-Alta 1 page



Supporting the Canadian Space Industry

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