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USI satellite marks one year in orbit

USI satellite marks one year in orbit

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

the Satellite, UNITE CubeSat, marked one year in orbit on Jan. 31. The satellite was deployed from the international space station and has been successful so far in its journey.   The satellite was completely designed, built, and maintained by undergraduate students from USI. This was USI...

USI blasts off into space

USI blasts off into space

Emma Corry and Megan Thorne

November 27, 2018

Editor's note: On November 16, The Shield removed the story from online “To Infinity and beyond: Student satellite set to launch in 2019,” in the November 15 issue, because of an interview with a source who was not involved heavily with the project. The Shield has since removed the source and has a...

Sci-Fi Novel Falls Short of Potential

Sci-Fi Novel Falls Short of Potential

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

August 21, 2018

Being the only person in space would be the loneliest experience anyone could ever have, but sometimes there are worse things than being lonely. In Lauren James’s young adult sci-fi novel “The Loneliest Girl in the Universe,”16-year-old Romy Silvers has spent her entire existence aboard the Infinity, a gia...

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