The Center for Space Systems was founded in 2008 at the Georgia Institute of Technology with the goal of creating a world-class research and educational organization dedicated to the design, development, and operation of advanced space systems. Through involving students in the full lifecycle of space flight projects, the Center addresses an immediate need within the aerospace community for the development of the next generation of space system engineers.
A Georgia Tech team, led by Professor David Spencer in the School of Aerospace Engineering, was selected as the winner of the seventh University Nanosat Program (UNP) competition. Sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Air Force Research Laboratory, UNP is a two-year competition that culminated with the Flight Competition Review in Albuquerque, New Mexico on January 10-11, 2013.
March 6, 2013: Prox-1 Deep Dive Review. The University Nanosatellite Program reviewers will visit Georgia Tech to evaluate the detailed status of the Prox-1 design,integration and testing.