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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...

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...

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...

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