ISL23 Successful integration

Today we received two of our launch customers at our facilities in Delft. The representatives of the Finnish Reaktor Space Lab and the Polytechnical University of Catalunya from Spain participated in the integration activities of their satellites into the QuadPack deployer. The 2-unit Reaktor and 1-unit 3Cat-1 CubeSats will share …

Happy King’s Day!

Exactly 5 years ago to the day, Innovative Space Logistics (ISL) had a ‘first’, namely that it launched its customers for the first time on a Chinese launch vehicle, more precisely the LongMarch-2D. Following a highly effective integration and launch campaign executed under the lead of ISL’s Chinese partner, two …

Successful IMDC launch sequencer testing

Innovative Solutions In Space (ISIS) and a dedicated team from Innovative Space Logistics (ISL) are looking back on a successful and valuable trip to the US last week related to its iMDC – ISIS Modular Deployment Controller. During this trip, the compatibility of mechanical and electrical interfaces of the iMDC …

Added

Early this morning the ISL-team awoke to perform their final activity for this launch campaign: placing the ABFs on our sequencer. As described yesterday, this has to take place as late as possible and hence occurred in a cleanroom (SP3-B) created in the Mobile Service Tower (MST), which surrounds the …

Early rise

With the completion of the activities early this morning, only one task remained for the ISL-team here at the launch-base: applying of the iMDC sequencer two Add-Before-Flight (ABF) items. These ABFs are to avoid any risk of accidentally activating the sequencer, thereby potentially endangering our customers satellites as well as …

Different start of the weekend

Throughout Friday many activities were going on, both on the launch vehicle side and the satellites side, and in the (late) evening the ISL team was invited back to the Satellite Processing facility SP2-B. After all the preparatory activities and checks, it was now time that our customers’ satellites and …

Fresh start after New Year’s celebration

After returning to SHAR launch site today following an unexpected, but much appreciated New Year’s celebration with family back home for the ISL team, we resumed working on the remaining activities. During our short absence, all flight hardware was safely transferred to SP2B for our next activities. It is clear …