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Former NASA director meets with UL students on satellite project

Posted at 6:44 PM, Oct 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-19 19:44:44-04

A former UL grad and director of NASA's Kennedy Space Center met with UL students to discuss one of their projects.

The university's CAPE team is designing and building a satellite that will orbit earth.

Jay Honeycutt met with undergraduate and graduate engineering students on UL Lafayette's CAPE team to discuss their work. NASA will launch the CAPE-3 satellite into space during an upcoming mission with students maintaining contact through radio signals.

Honeycutt also offered advice about careers in aerospace.

As part of the project, CAPE team members will partner with six local high schools.They will teach high school students how to build a satellite, UL says.

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