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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Suchai activities

Never having been too far away from their satellite, as this team hand-carried their satellite all the way to Delft, activities for the Suchai team could commence on Thursday 14 April. After having discussed and agreed upon the planning of that day and the compulsory cleanroom-briefing, all the brought-along equipment …

KAUSAT-5 activities

Having gone through the same preparatory activities, the KAUSAT-5 team entered the ISL clean-room also on 11 April 2016. There the team was reunited with their satellite when they opened the transport case (in which it had been packed together with another satellite). As the workstation was readily set up, …

KHUSAT-3 (SIGMA) activities

Following preparatory activities, including a team(s) meeting, a clean-room briefing and equipment-cleaning, the KHUSAT-3 team entered ISL’s cleanroom on Monday 11 April 2016. They set up their working station with the needed equipment after which their satellite, which up to then had been safely stored in ISL’s part of ISIS’ …

ISILaunch09 blog initiated

With this first blog, providing the official ISILaunch09 logo, we hereby initiate the ISILaunch09 blog. A considerable number of important activities have been completed this week and we will retrospectively provide blogs about those. For upcoming activities we will write a blog, showing the progression of your satellites leading all …