Thursday: VIP visit and closing out

Today we had an early breakfast for two reasons: the BEESAT team had plenty to do and we were joined by ISRO representatives. Unfortunately also for them, only one of the four CubeSats on this launch was not packed yet as check out activities on BEESAT were still being performed. …

Wednesday: work in progress

Now that the complete “Team Gruy√®re” had left too, the BEESAT team was the only ISILaunch01 team remaining in the SP1B cleanroom of the Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota (SHAR-SDSC). In the morning, UWE-2 was charged once more and subsequently safely stored in its protective case by the ISIS …