UCF builds tech talent with NASA-funded satellite experiment


University of Central Florida is proving why space industry companies like OneWeb LLC and Blue Origin LLC want to be in Central Florida: to capitalize on the area’s budding tech talent.

Researchers and students next year will launch a small cube satellite into space through Q-PACE, a NASA-funded project that will involving having the satellite orbit Earth and study how planets form by having marble-sized particles collide at low speeds in space.