ISILaunch Services blog

ISILaunch Services blog

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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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 for and assembling 25 QuadPacks earlier this year on the ISL17 launch, for both the ISL team and the PSLV integration team, the process of …

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 in the morning, and moved to the integration facility in the afternoon. Once there, we could unpack again, and prepare the setup for the fueling …

ISILaunch19 mission patch and payloads

The ISILaunch19 campaign concerns a launch on board an Indian PSLV. The payloads or passengers on this launch are: LEMUR (8x) SUCHAI ROBUSTA-1B AALTO-1 SKCUBE Diamond SSG (3x) QB50-LT01 QB50-BE06 QB50-CZ02 QB50-DE04 QB50-GB03 QB50-AT03 QB50-IT02 QB50-GB06 All satellites are now integrated and ready to be shipped to India to start …

QB50 satellites ready for launch

On the 12th of April, the historic date of Yuri Gagarin’s flight and the first Space Shuttle flight, the final QB50 satellite (GB06) was integrated into its QuadPack and with that came a finish to the ‘Delft’-activities directly involving the QB50 teams themselves. Congrats to all teams!

ISILaunch17 satellites status

With the 104 ‘PSLV-C37’ satellites having completed a handful of orbits around the Earth, a first coarse overview on the status of the 101 non-Indian satellites: Dove (Flock 3p): many are “reporting for duty”. LEMUR: see https://spire.com/ PEASSS: contact has been established and packets were received. DIDO-2: contact has been …

Full Launch Success!

With great pride and excitement, we can confirm that the launch and all deployments were successful! Seeing a launch is always a great and thrilling moment in itself, and the sight today was great from the viewing point at the Mission Control Centre: Yet having to wait for almost 10 minutes to …

Launch Day! Just 2 hours to go…

Today is the day 🙂 Launch Day! We’re at the launch site again with a small team and representatives of some of the customers. And we’re getting ready to go to the Mission Control Centre. From there, we’ll have a good live view of the launch and all the events …