The Irvine CubeSat Program is a revolutionary STEM initiative based in Irvine, California. With over 100 members from six public high schools, the program collectively strives to assemble, test, and launch a solar powered 1U CubeSat. It aims to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers, creators, programmers, and explorers. The program is supported by IPSF, IUSD, TUSD, Bilingual Interactive, and Sorlox. It is mentored by Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems, Cal Poly SLO, The Ecuadorian Space Agency, Accion Systems, MIT Aeronautics, and other organizations. This program intends to launch it's first satellite in the Summer of 2017.