Cube Satellite launched 11/19!
Hoʻoponopono 2 is a satellite designed and built by UH students in the Small Satellite Program established by Professor Wayne Shiroma in 2001 and managed most recently by EE graduate student Larry Martin. Once in space, the satellite's job will be to calibrate DoD radar stations, helping to correct or "heal" variations that may disrupt performance. It was successfully launched into space November 19, 2013 at 3:15 pm HST.
Congratulations to the team!
Learn more in local newspaper coverage in MidWeek.
The original launch date of Nov. 4 was delayed by the recent government shutdown, but rescheduled for the Nov. 19-26 window.
Live coverage of the launch may be available via UStream starting around 2:30pm HST Tuesday
Other status updates available at SpaceFlightNow
From the Twitterverse:
— Orbital Sciences (@OrbitalSciences) November 18, 2013
On the launchpad at T-1 hour ....