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Satellite Built by High School Students Set to Launch

A satellite built by U.S. high school students is set to be launched tonight - a first for the U.S. space agency, NASA. The launch of the privately built Minotaur rocket will carry 29 tiny satellites, known as nanosatellites - or cubesats, into orbit in a scheduled launch at 0030 GMT. The Orbital Sciences Corporation rocket is launching as an Air Force test program, carrying small satellites. One is an ordinary smartphone NASA converted and another was built by students at Thomas...

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