Morehead State Students to Play Key Role in NASA Mission

Morehead, Ky. - An eastern Kentucky program is assisting with an upcoming NASA moon mission. Students at Morehead State University (MSU) designed a Lunar IceCube satellite.

That CubeSat is one of thirteen launching with NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), which is the largest and most powerful rocket ever built.

Each of the CubeSats will be tasked with different missions. The Lunar IceCube designed at Morehead State will be collecting data about the presence of water and ice resources on the moon.

Check out this article published by Spectrum News 1 KY to learn more about the Lunar IceCube and the MSU students that deisgned it.

Morehead State University and the MSU Space Science Center are East Kentucky Partners of SOAR. To learn more about the MSU space science program, visit their website.