Events

1February 28, 2014
Satellite goes to GSFC so engineers can program our transceiver (onboard radio).
2March 17, 2014
Mission Managers will talk to teachers about the progress of the mission
3May 1, 2014
Final signature received for spaceflight!
4May 29, 2014
Catholic Life TV Taping – Student Mission Specialists together with Mrs. Pore, the STM Mission Manager, will present the STM CubeSat Project for the Catholic TV station. The show plans to air more than 20 times on different cable stations.
5May 30, 2014
All School Mass and Blessing of the STMSat-1 CubeSat. Last Week of May – ABC News visits STM to be part of a multi-part segment aired by Leon Harris as part of his Harris’s Heroes news stories.
6May 2-30, 2014
Satellite testing at Goddard Space Flight Center, includes bringing satellite back to school to have students integrate the solar panels and batteries onto the spacecraft, then back to NASA for final testing.

7June 1, and June 8, 2014 after the 9:30 am and 11:00 am Masses
St. Thomas More Cathedral School CubeSat Signature Payload Event
8June 15, 2014
Arlington Planetarium – Student Mission Specialists together with Mrs. Pore, the STM Mission Manager, will present the STM CubeSat Project for the Arlington Community.
9June 15, 2014
STMSat-1 CubeSat will be completed. STM will send a letter to the GSFC CubeSat Initiative to say we are ready for flight.
10June 15, 2014
(Sunday from 1:30-2:30pm) – Community presentation on the STM Mission Possible STMSat-1 Mission
11October 2014
Bon Voyage STMSat-1 Event at Smithsonian Air and Space in DC.
12December 3, 2015
Official launch date (first on a rocket, then delivered to International Space Station, then turned on and ejected from special spring-loaded device by astronauts onboard the ISS)