SkyCube crowd-funded satellite nearing launch

Well, by some definitions it was launched weeks ago. It’s on the ISS, and they’re prepar2014-02-20_10h05m01sing it for deployment with a group of other tiny satellites.

I helped (slightly) to sponsor the SkyCube satellite via their Kickstarter campaign. Being able to tweet from space briefly, and being able to direct the camera to take images occasionally, has a pretty high cool value.