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NASA ELaNa VXII Mission Launches Three CubeSats

CSUNSat1 California State University Northridge (CSUN) Sat1 California State University Northridge – Northridge, California Jet Propulsion Laboratory – Pasadena, California The primary mission of CSUNSat1 is to test an innovative low-temperature-capable energy storage system in space, raising its TRL level to 7 from 4 to 5. The success of this energy storage system will enable future missions, especially those in deep space to do more science while requiring less energy, mass and volume. This CubeSat was designed, built, programmed, and tested by a team of over 70 engineering and computer science students at CSUN. The primary source of funding for CSUNSat1 is NASA’s Small Spacecraft Technology Partnership program. -- IConnect007

Saturday's March for Science Los Angeles Expects Over 50,000

Marchers will gather at 9:00am at Pershing Square Park in downtown Los Angeles. There will be a legislative meet and greet with local politicians to kick off the morning. At 10:00am, a pre-march rally will feature speeches on topics ranging from the role of science in protecting health and the environment to the importance of diversity in science. Speakers include: · Lucy Jones, seismologist and founder of the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society · Farisa Morales, astrophysicist and professor at California State University-Northridge and Moorpark College · Brad Sherman, U.S. Representative from California's 30th Congressional District · Joanne Boadi, junior at the California Academy of Mathematics and Science · Tom Steyer, founder of NextGen Climate · Allison Schroeder, Academy Award-nominated screenwriter of Hidden Figures · MariaElena Zavala, professor of biology at California State University-Northridge -- PRLog

CSUN Alumni Break Stereotypes, Communication Barriers in ‘Silent NO MORE’

Members of the community and California State University, Northridge students have the opportunity to gain real-life insight into the everyday life experiences of people who live with hearing loss through a collection of monologues performed in the critically acclaimed documentary “Silent NO MORE,” presented by the nonprofit group No Limits for Deaf Children and Families, featuring CSUN alumni and faculty. -- SCV News

Big West baseball: Sahid Valenzuela having fine freshman season for Cal State Fullerton

Juniors Albee Weiss and Kevin Riley of CSUN have seven home runs apiece to lead the Big West, along with freshman Connor Cannon of UC Riverside. Weiss has a conference-high 34 RBIs, Riley is second with 29. But the fifth-place Matadors (17-20, 4-5) haven’t pitched well, as their team ERA of 5.10 attests. Only ninth-place UC Riverside (5.30) and seventh-place UC Irvine (6.10) are higher. … Junior Keston Hiura of UC Irvine continues to lead the Big West with a .424 average, but the Anteaters (13-20, 2-4) have won just two of their past 17 games after getting off to an 11-5 start. … Long Beach State (22-12, 7-2), ranked No. 12 by Baseball America, had its eight-game winning streak snapped Saturday with an 8-5 loss to visiting CSUN. -- Orange County Register

Social Spice Media makes staff announcement

Alexander graduated from St. John’s Seminary College in 2005 with a degree in philosophy and is pursuing a master’s degree in English literature from CSU Northridge. He volunteers with his wife at the Ventura County Animal Services shelter in Camarillo. -- Ventura County Star

Coach Doug Magorien leaving lasting legacy at Westlake

Colby, who graduated in 2013, has helped out as a Warriors assistant and occasionally at Westlake practices. Travis, a 2011 graduate, was a sophomore setter on the 2009 club that won the Division 2 title and held off rival Royal High in five stirring games. He played at CSU Northridge and is getting married in May. -- Ventura County Star

Health, safety top concerns at Aliso Canyon facility hearing

Matthew d’Alessio, a geology professor at Cal State Northridge, noted that the 114 wells at the Aliso Canyon storage facility cross the active Santa Susana fault line, which is capable of a Magnitude-7 earthquake. -- Los Angeles Daily News