CodeKitchen #22: Cube Satellite | July 15, 2017

What is a cube satellite and what goes on behind a mission control?


Taught by: Dr. Bidushi Bhattacharya, Space Scientist & Founder of Bhattacharya Space Enterprises (BSE), with Liwei Chia & Ankur Gupta.


CubeSats are handheld satellites that can be built and launched for about the same price that you'd pay for an automobile in Singapore! These units are routinely sent into space to take images and data. Get hands-on experience working with a CubeSat and guide it through a virtual launch with your keyboard!


Speaker Bio: 

Dr. Bidushi Bhattacharya is a rocket scientist and entrepreneur with over 25 years’ on the job. She is CEO of Astropreneurs HUB, Southeast Asia's first space technology incubator, and Bhattacharya Space Enterprises, a startup dedicated to space-related training. Bidushi has worked on NASA’s Hubble, Mars, and planetary exploration programs