2018 Department News

McMaster team receives Canadian Space Agency funding for NEUDOSE mission

Congratulations to the team of students and researchers from McMaster University who were awarded funding from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to launch their radiation-detecting satellite up to the International Space Station in 2021! The satellite was designed as part of the NEUDOSE mission: http://mcmasterneudose.ca/. The CSA funding was announced on Friday, May 4th, providing $200,000 to 15 teams across Canada to build satellites to be launched, including the team from McMaster. Pictures from the announcement event can be seen below:

 

Multiple media outlets covered the announcement as well, including Daily Planet: https://www.discovery.ca/Shows/Daily-Planet/video?vid=1247498, CHCH: http://www.chch.com/mcmaster-students-receive-funding-canadian-space-agency/, and the McMaster Daily News: https://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/article/mcmaster-made-satellite-to-be-launched-as-part-of-canadian-space-agency-program/.

These are very exciting times for this talented team of students and researchers. We look forward to the satellite launch in 2021! 

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