Going to orbit: Kentucky revolutionizing business of microgravity research

4184153707_7218714f11_oOn Friday, Kentucky Space held a get together to celebrate the delivery of its first Nanorack and accompanying Cubelabs. As University of Kentucky Prof. Jim Lumpp explains below, the hardware is scheduled for a Wednesday delivery to the Space Shuttle Processing Facility in Florida, where it will be made ready for a March flight to the International Space Station aboard Discovery. 4184929036_ab3077ed7b

Check the Kentucky Space web site tomorrow to hear Jim explain a little bit more about Cubelabs and why doing microgravity research in these small spaces is an important development in orbital science.