QuadPacks ready to go

After the completion of the check-out activities of POPSAT-HIP1, the final flight preparations of the QuadPack systems were started. In one day, the complete set of deployers were processed.           Starting from tomorrow, the QuadPacks will be mated with their adapter plates which allows them to …

The Yasny (pre) world cup

Now that all satellite developer teams have arrived, the launch base has become very busy. However, in a free evening, this also allows some international sports activities. Put forward as an initiative from the launch base organisation, the local Yasny football team challenged the international teams in a small championship. …

POPSAT-HIP1 ready for launch

Yesterday, the Singaporean 3U POPSAT-HIP1 was charged on Earth for the final time. After the fueling operations, the satellite was monitored for a few days to ensure the satellite was in good health. Already placed in the QuadPack deployer, the battery of this advanced CubeSat was filled to the brim …

BugSat-1 arrived safely

Last Monday, the final piece of the ISL puzzle arrived. Following a different route than the other payloads, the Argentinian nano satellite arrived via ground transport from Moscow. Only the evening before that the Argentinian team arrived, allowing them to inspect the satellite straight after arrival.         …