Timothy Williams named Outstanding Employee of the Year

Lance yoneshige@hsfl.hawaii.edu/ March 11, 2016/ News

In an awards ceremony today, Mr. Timothy Williams was named the RCUH 2015 Outstanding Employee of the Year. Williams was nominated and awarded for his work overseeing and executing the design, installation, qualification and operation of the world’s largest rail launcher system, which was used for the ORS-4 launch on November 3, 2015. The launcher weighs approximately 210,000 lbs with

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ORS-4 HSFL Launch Available Online

Amber Imai-Hong/ October 30, 2015/ News

Live stream of the launch will be provided by the University of Hawaii’s Media Team. The public can access the live feed through this link: http://spaceflightnow.com/live/ To view updates on the launch schedule, follow this link: https://spaceflightnow.com/launch-schedule/

HSFL to Launch

Amber Imai-Hong/ August 6, 2015/ 2015, News

The Hawaii Space Flight Laboratory will launch their first microsatellite, HiakaSat, from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on the island of Kaua`i. HiakaSat, part of the HawaiiSat-1 Mission and ORS-4 Mission, is scheduled to launch in the last few months of 2015. Garden Isle News article here.

Seminar Oct 16th, 2013 @ 4:30PM: Frequency Planning 101

Amber Imai-Hong/ October 12, 2013/ News

Event Information Guest Speaker: Arthur Feller (W4ART) Date/Time: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 @ 4:30PM Location: POST 723 (UH Manoa, 1680 East-West Rd.) Parking: After 4PM, $6 for upper campus parking – Purchase a parking ticket at any guard booth Maps: See our contact page for a map to POST RSVP: Now closed. Synopsis Are you interested in developing wireless systems such as

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Funding Awarded for New Addition to the HSFL Satellite System Testing Facility

Miguel Nunes/ May 30, 2012/ News

HSFL has been awarded a new grant for ~$765,000 from the FY 2012 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) toward the purchase and installation of a state-of-the-art Attitude Control System Test Bed. This test bed simulates the space environment using different simulators with a high degree of precision for sensor inputs: load free (equivalent to zero gravity testing), sun luminescence,

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Top Honors from ISCOPS for HSFL Graduate Student

Miguel Nunes/ May 18, 2012/ News

Miguel Nunes (ME/HSFL) was awarded First Place Gold in the PhD Level of the International Student Paper Competition in conjunction with the 13th International Space Conference of Pacific-basin Societies (ISCOPS) held May 15-18, 2012 in Kyoto, Japan. Nunes earned 58/60 points and a unanimous win from the four judges (two from Japan, one from China, and one from U.S.) with his

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Intel International Intel International Science and Engineering Fair—Student Awards Announced

Miguel Nunes/ May 17, 2012/ 2012, News

Erik Keoni Wessel, a Hale Kula home school student working on the HSFL COSMOS project, earned prizes at the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held in Pittsburgh, PA, May 14-18, 2012. Wessel won awards totaling $3500 from NASA and the Air Force Research Laboratory for his project, “Simulating Orbital Dynamics and Planetary Collisions in a Video Game.” The

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HSFL Aerospace Engineer Named AIAA Fellow

Miguel Nunes/ September 1, 2011/ 2011, News

Dr. Trevor C. Sorensen, HSFL project manager/specialist, was recently elected a Fellow by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Dr. Sorensen is also a Fellow of the American Astronautical Society, and in 1994 was awarded NASA’s Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal for his work as Lunar Mission Manager for the DoD/NASA Clementine lunar mission. Read more in the September 1,

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HSFL HawaiiSat-1 Team Passes Major Milestone

Miguel Nunes/ February 23, 2011/ 2011, News

HSFL reached a significant milestone with the successful completion of the Critical Design Review (CDR) for HawaiiSat-1. The CDR was conducted at the HSFL facilities February 22-23, 2011. This key accomplishment clears the way for the Hawaii-Sat 1 team to begin assembly, integration, and testing of the satellite during the rest of 2011. Pictured are team engineers (front row, left

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SOEST Dean Speaks About HSFL at Innovation Symposium

Miguel Nunes/ January 14, 2011/ 2011, News

Dr. Brian Taylor, Dean of the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) at U. H. Mānoa, spoke about HSFL at E Kamakani Noi‘i “Wind that seeks knowledge,” a symposium on innovation organized by U. H. and the U. S. National Academy of Sciences in Honolulu January 13-14, 2011. Video and slides from Dean Taylor’s presentation, “Innovative Satellite

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