satellite TJ3SatLast night, a rocket took off. It launched from an island in Virginia and sailed into the atmosphere. Aboard were 29 satellites. One of those satellites was built by high schoolers.

That satellite — in space right now, whizzing over our heads — is called the TJ3Sat. Built by Virginia high-school students and their teachers, it represents more than six years of work.

You can also interact with it right now.

(READ the story for The Atlantic via Mashable)

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