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The Antares NG-11 rocket launched successfully today at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. The rocket is transporting the Cygnus cargo spacecraft delivering supplies, including the three CubeSats, to the International Space Station. ...

The NanoRacks deployer containing the three Virginia CubeSat Constellation Satellites is packed and ready for shipment to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport for integration into the Cygnus module that will carry it to the International Space Station....

The University of Virginia recently installed an antenna atop the Mechanical Engineering Building which, along with the corresponding radio and server, comprises the new Ground Station that will be used to receive data from the Libertas CubeSat as it orbits the Earth. ...

A giant leap towards space for Virginia university students took place on February 26 when students from three Virginia universities delivered their small satellites to NanoRacks in Houston to be integrated into the Company’s commercially developed CubeSat deployer (NRCSD) and then launched on Northrop Grumman’s Antares to the International Space Station. ...

Two teams from the Virginia CubeSat Constellation project tested their CubeSats in the "Shaker" at NASA Langley. The teams, from UVA and Virginia Tech, were assisted by Nathan Daniels from NanoRacks and Dr. Kenny Elliott from NASA Langley’s Vibration Lab. The remaining CubeSat team, from Old Dominion University, scheduled their testing at a later date....