Cubesat Launches Planned for April

30128so2April 19 BAIKONUR Soyuz-2-1b

A Soyuz-2-1b from the Baikonur launch facility, in Kazakhstan on April 19, 2013 will include three cubesat missions:

  • OSSI-1             145.980/437.525      CW/1200bps
  • SOMP              437.485                    1200, 9600bps BPSK
  • BEESAT-2/3     435.950                    4800bps GMSK
  • Bion-M1 Biological research satellites
  • AIST Measurement of the Earth’s geomagnetic field
  • Dove-2 Commercial technology demonstration mission

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AMSAT-DC Workshop on Portable Satellite Ground Stations

REGISTER NOW for the AMSAT-DC Spring Workshop 2013.  Those who wish to attend the “Workshop on Portable Satellite Ground Stations” on Saturday, March 23, must call Martha in advance at AMSAT headquarters at 301-589-6062 to receive a workshop registration number.  Your unique registration number is your ticket to get in, starting at 9:00 A.M. EDT.  There will be no registration at the door.

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AMSAT and Virginia Tech Sign Collaboration Agreement

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (“Virginia Tech”) and Radio Amateur Satellite Corp. (“AMSAT”) signed a Collaboration Agreement on February 4, 2013 that establishes a relationship for future projects in the development of space hardware, software, algorithms, documentation of same and an agreement to protect each other by protecting ITAR-covered materials and identifying same for the other.  The agreement was signed by AMSAT President Barry Baines, WD4ASW and Virginia Tech Assistant Vice President for Sponsored Programs Administration John Rudd.

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