Orbital Transports collaborates with the Adler Planetarium to build CubeSat

We attended the 1st Adler Planetarium CubeSat Development Workshop held on February 1st. The workshop kicked off a program at the planetarium to build and fly an open-sourced collaboratively built CubeSat under NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative. The intention is to submit a proposal to NASA’s Educational Launch of Nanosatellite (ELaNA) Mission, which provides flight opportunities for CubeSats built by educational institutions. Once the proposal is accepted, the Adler will become the first planetarium with a presence in space. In addition to Orbital Transports, Adler staff and volunteers, attendees included students college faculty, and members of Chicago’s Pumping Station One maker…

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