The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) is set to make history with the launch of South Africa's first CubeSat, a type of nano-satellite, ZACUBE-1.
The launch is set for 21 November 2013 at 09:10:11 (South African Time), atop an RS-2OB
What fits in the palm of your hand, weighs 1.3 kg and uses less power than a 5watt light bulb? If you guessed ZACUBE-1, South Africa's first nanosatellite, then you are right.
ZACUBE-1 was designed and built mainly by postgraduate students