HSFL will be participating in the 2018 Ellison Onizuka Day of Exploration on Saturday, April 28 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Our booth with the Hawaii Space Grant Consortium will feature a student suborbital payload, a number of our 3D printed models, and a thermal photo booth inspired by the Spectral Technology
HSFL will be participating in the biennial Open House for the School of Ocean Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) on October 20 and 21 on the UH Manoa campus. Various hands-on activities and demonstrations for all ages will feature the research conducted in the various institutes, centers, laboratories, and programs that are part of SOEST. This event is free and
Members of HSFL’s management and engineering staff will be attending this year’s Small Satellite Conference in Logan, Utah. Please contact us if you wish to schedule a meeting.
The CubeSat Attitude Determination and Control System (ADCS) Testing and Validation Team placed 4th in the ASME Hawaii Francis Rhodes Montgomery Design Competition. Their project involved the design and construction of an assembly for testing and validation of the ADCS of a 3U CubeSat under development at HSFL. The test assembly incorporates a spherical air bearing and balancing mechanisms for co-locating
HSFL representatives will be attending the NASA Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Serving Institutions (HBCUs/MSIs) Technology Infusion Road Tour being hosted by NASA’s Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), in collaboration with the Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) and the Office of Education (OE) at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. The event runs from January 10-12. More information may be found
Dr. Luke Flynn, Director of HSFL, has been announced as the recipient of the 2016 UH Mānoa Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Service. Dr. Flynn will be honored at an awards ceremony to be held on Monday, May 2 at 4:00 p.m. in the Kennedy Theatre auditorium. Additional details are available via the UHM announcement. A live broadcast will be available
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
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/
The New Mexico Sounding Rocket Project is a hands-on engineering and research based pilot project with the aim of developing skills and exposing participants to opportunities in the STEM disciplines. As such, the current group of six first and second year students are building a payload (named CATSat-1, or the CubeSat Applied Technology project)for a sounding rocket launch in Spring
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.