U of A Students Explore Out-of-this-world Solution to Forest Fires

Two massive northern Alberta wildfires sparked an idea among some University of Alberta students that has really taken off — all the way into outer space.

The U of A was among 15 universities who learned Friday that they will receive funding from the Canadian Space Agency to design and build a cube satellite — a powerful satellite that is about the size of a loaf of bread — which will launched into space in either 2020 or 2021. read more >>