ISILaunch Services blog

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ISILaunch11 campaign

ISILaunch11 timeline
ISILaunch11 timeline
The Fregat will first go to the orbit in which the main payload will be deployed at 11:16 CEST. After that it will perform two...
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ISILaunch11 – Getting ready for launch!
ISILaunch11 – Getting ready for launch!
With just an hour to go - all is set for the launch of the Soyuz-2.1a with Kanopus-V-IK as its primary payload and a whole bunch...
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ISILaunch11 patch and payloads
ISILaunch11 patch and payloads
For the ISILaunch11 mission, ISL and ISIS are proud to provide the full hardware & integration service for our customers Planet and Astro Digital. On...
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Launch integration activities
Launch integration activities
Launch integration activities ongoing in #Baikonur for ISILaunch11 on Soyuz. Thrilled to manage the majority of payloads with ISL again!
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ISILaunch19 campaign - Latest posts

Successful ISILaunch19 campaign
Successful ISILaunch19 campaign
Early this morning, a launch vehicle of the Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO has launched a total of 31 satellites into space. The PSLV-C38 launch...
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Welcome to India!
Welcome to India!
The ISL team just arrived to India! Last week the thermometer hit as high as 47 Celsius; today it is 'only' 38 Celsius, intermittently overcast...
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Launch base
Launch base
If they do not allow you to bring a camera on the launch base, you'll have two options: with one either fly over it or...
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Final checks done
Final checks done
We were asked to come to the launchpad to perform the last preparations at 11 o'clock Saturday morning. These preparations consisted of an electrical check...
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Ready for launch ritual
Ready for launch ritual
Today (Friday), the PSLV upper stage deck with all the satellites of all teams including the primary payload was placed in its large sealed transport...
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Electrical tests passed
Electrical tests passed
Wednesday was our mandatory day off as the primary payload CartoSat-2E was undergoing fueling, and no-one else but the fueling team and safety officers are...
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QuadPack integration completed
QuadPack integration completed
On Monday, we could start with the physical integration of the 5 QuadPacks on the PSLV’s upper stage deck. Having had the experience with preparing...
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ISL19 weekend update
ISL19 weekend update
On Friday we welcomed another team member and the team from LT01 that came over for the fueling of their satellite. We packed all hardware...
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ISILaunch11 timeline

The Fregat will first go to the orbit in which the main payload will be deployed at 11:16 CEST. After that it will perform two burns to go to an intermediate orbit. In this intermediate orbit all other secondary payloads will be deployed, except for the Flock-2k payloads which will …

ISILaunch11 patch and payloads

For the ISILaunch11 mission, ISL and ISIS are proud to provide the full hardware & integration service for our customers Planet and Astro Digital. On this flight, 13 QuadPack deployers of various configurations will house a total of 50 satellites. 48 Doves and the two Corvus-BC1 and Corvus-BC2 satellites from …

Successful ISILaunch19 campaign

Early this morning, a launch vehicle of the Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO has launched a total of 31 satellites into space. The PSLV-C38 launch carried the CartoSat-2E earth observation satellite as its main payload next to a number of small satellites. The Dutch nanosatellite company ISIS – Innovative Solutions …

Welcome to India!

The ISL team just arrived to India! Last week the thermometer hit as high as 47 Celsius; today it is ‘only’ 38 Celsius, intermittently overcast and occasionally some thick drops of rain.

Launch base

If they do not allow you to bring a camera on the launch base, you’ll have two options: with one either fly over it or orbit over it; I guess we now have done both . 🙂 >

Final checks done

We were asked to come to the launchpad to perform the last preparations at 11 o’clock Saturday morning. These preparations consisted of an electrical check on the command connector of the launcher side to be sure that everything is as expected and that it is safe to connect this command …

Ready for launch ritual

Today (Friday), the PSLV upper stage deck with all the satellites of all teams including the primary payload was placed in its large sealed transport container and moved to the launchpad. The moving of the satellites from the cleanroom to the launchpad traditionally is preceded by a ceremony, consisting of …

Electrical tests passed

Wednesday was our mandatory day off as the primary payload CartoSat-2E was undergoing fueling, and no-one else but the fueling team and safety officers are allowed around those activities for obvious reasons. So, together with all other teams still present we paid the local base museum a visit to check …