Kentucky Space has successful satellite launch

Twyman ClementsKentucky Space LLC, a private nonprofit enterprise focused on entrepreneurial, educational and commercial space solutions, announced a successful satellite launch on November 19, 2013 from Wallops Island, VA. The satellite was designed and built exclusively in the state by Kentucky Space, along with its partners Morehead State University and the University of Kentucky.

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Note: Twyman Clements is a speaker at IdeaFestival Bowling Green. Click here for more information.

Boy Wonder: Jack Andraka

From 60 Minutes: “Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive and deadly cancers, in part because often by the time it’s diagnosed the disease has spread to other parts of the body. So when news broke last year that a test had been developed that might detect early pancreatic cancer, the research world not only took notice, it went into shock — for the test hadn’t been developed by some renowned cancer research institute, but by a boy wonder, a 15-year-old high school freshman named Jack Andraka.”

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