Succesful launch!

Successful launch of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C14) at 06:21 UTC from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. The 44.4-metre tall, 230-tonne Indian rocket freed itself from the launch pad at the spaceport and lifted itself up, lugging the 960-kg Oceansat-2 and the six nano satellites all together weighing 20 kg.
The auxiliary paylods are 4 cubesats from European Universities and 2 Rubin (Rubin-9.1 and Rubin-9.2) payloads.
After the separation of Oceansat-2 from PSLV-C14 the four cubesats separated at 06:38 UTC while the Rubin payloads will remain permanently attached to the upper stage. Seven satellites in 1200 seconds :-)

Directly after deployment SwissCube and ITUpSat has been heard by CalPoly and SRI.

UWE-2         437.385 MHz CW, 1k2 AFSK 
ITUpSat1      437.325 MHz CW, 19k2 frequency hopping TLM
BeeSat        436.000 MHz CW, 4k8 GMSK
SwissCube-1   437.505 MHz CW, 1k2 AFSK


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