… delayed another 24 hours. Launch now scheduled for 24 April 21:02 UTC.
Launch postponed for 24 hours due to weather conditions above the Spaceport
new TLE for 23 Apr 2016
FYS 1 99999U 16114.99330000 .00000000 00000-0 00000-0 0 0014 2 99999 98.2172 121.5194 0152400 241.4610 358.4169 15.02516156 00015
We are the CubeSat Team of Politecnico di Torino, and we are writing to inform you about the contest we have announced today.
The CubeSat Team is a student team of Politecnico di Torino involved in the design and development of small platforms for scientific missions and for testing new technologies. We are guys enthralled by space activities.
Undergraduate and graduate students work together with researchers and professors to create a real hands-on experience.
“SPACE IN A CUBE: MISSIONS OF THE FUTURE” is our motto! We believe that small satellites can contribute to a broad set of science goals and space based services. Our CubeSat missions aim at conceiving new scenarios and technologies to serve the scientific community while educating students in the challenging field of aerospace engineering.
Our first CubeSat, e-st@r-I, was launched into orbit on February 2012, and the second satellite, e-st@r-II, will be launched next week: the Soyuz launch ST-AVS14 is scheduled on April 22, 2016, at exactly 09:02:13 p.m UTC, from the European spaceport in French Guiana
It is just one week to launch… it’s time for us to prepare for operations.
To celebrate this date, we invite the radio-ham community to support the e-st@r-II mission by participating in the contest to listen for our CubeSat from orbit!
We have prizes for the first to receive the e-st@r-II signal and for the one who provides us with the higher number of packets received in the first month in orbit!
All details of the competition can be found at our official webpage:
Follow the daily updates on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CubeSatTeam .
Thank you in advance for your help in collecting TLM packets….. and break a leg!
DECAY_EPOCH WINDOW REV DIRECTION LAT LON INCL NEXT_REPORT 2015-01-16 06:38:00 120 15621 descending 65.4 36.2 69.4 0 2015-01-16 06:38:00 120 15621 descending 65.4 36.2 69.4 0 2015-01-16 06:35:00 360 15621 descending 69.1 11.8 69.4 2 2015-01-16 07:05:00 120 15626 descending -33.2 98.4 69.4 12 2015-01-16 06:01:00 960 15620 ascending -42.9 260.1 69.4 12 2015-01-16 06:12:00 1440 15620 ascending -1.3 277.2 69.4 24 2015-01-16 03:53:00 2880 15619 descending 20.6 124.7 69.4 48
ALMASat-1 no signals anymore e-St@r never received Goliat never received MaSat-1 active PW-Sat sporadic active Robusta never received UniCubeSat never received Xatcobeo active
18:00 UTC 4th orbit
ALMASat-1 received and decoded e-St@r not received Goliath not received MaSat-1 received and decoded PW-Sat received and decoded Robusta not received UniCubeSat not received Xatcobeo received and decoded