First satellites heard!

Directly after the launch the orbit took the satellites directly over the western part of the United States. Thanks to efforts by CalPoly and SRI, the teams have been able to confirm that at least two of the four satellites are transmitting beacon data. The two satellites that have been heard are SwissCube and ITUpSAT1.

We continue to wait for the first passes over the groundstations of the teams in Europe, which should occur around 09:30 UTC.