ARISS has announced on their website that another SSTV experiment is scheduled to start today and run through Sunday. As of writing this, the event is already under way. Below are the details from ARISS.org: Transmissions are scheduled to begin Friday, Feb. 8 at 18:25 UTC and run through Sunday, Feb. 10 at 18:30 UTC. […]
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While braving the freezing temperatures outside, I hiked to the field beside my house and successfully captured Fox1-Cliff’s first words while in Low Earth Orbit. Take a Listen!
Another successful launch from the SpaceX team of the SSO-A Smallsat Express Mission into low earth orbit! As of approximately 1 hour after launch, the rest of the mission is within the hands of the rest of the satellites’ owners.
Over on twitter, SpaceX has just announced that the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SSO-A mission has gone fully vertical as of last night. The weater and conditions remain acceptable for todays launch window at 18:32 UTC. Falcon 9 and Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express went vertical last night on SpaceX’s California launch pad at Vandenberg […]
Yesterday on Twitter, SpaceX has announced they are now targeting December 2nd for the Sun-Synchronous Orbit A spaceflight mission which was originally scheduled for November 19th, postponed for further preflight inspection, and then postponed again after being rescheduled for November 28th for high altitude wind issues. Lets all hope for a perfect launch window and […]
UPDATE: The launch window that was rescheduled for November 28th has been postponed again due to high altitude winds. Wednesday’s launch attempt of Spaceflight SSO-A from Vandenberg Air Force Base is currently no-go due to extreme high-altitude winds that violate Range requirements. Vehicle and payloads are healthy. We will announce a new launch date once […]
The Seattle, Washington based company Spaceflight Industries has finalized it’s launch plans for their first ever Sun-Synchronous orbit spaceflight aboard a Falcon 9 rocket this month next Monday. This launch consists entirely of non-commercial spacecraft that are all sharing the ride to be launched into their own orbits—Many of which are carrying amateur radio payloads.
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