Tag Archive: cubesat

Apr 26

OUFTI-1 is in LEO Sun-Synchronous orbit

Following the successful launch OUFTI-1 is now in a Low-Earth Sun-Synchronous orbit. During its first orbit has OUFTI-1 broadcast decodable telemetry. Unfortunately, the satellite’s beacon broadcasts a few orbits subsequent just “HI HI DE E”. The team from University of Liège is looking for a solution. The TLE for the cubesat OUFTI-1 is available updated …

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Apr 23

OUFTI-1 launch postponed for at least 24 hours

A technical failure caused a stop of the countdown. Hopefully we can expect the launch on April 25, 2016, at 21:02:13 UTC. (updated: April 25, 16:00 UTC) On April 24 around 45 minutes before the scheduled liftoff Arianespace reported a problem with the SYZ Inertial Measurement Unit on the launch vehicle. Arianespace has placed both …

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Apr 23

OUFTI-1 new TLE after its launch

Due to the delayed launch again this information is no longer applicable! latest update The liftoff had to be postponed for at least 24 hours due to weather conditions. Arianespace decided to interrupt the final countdown and not initiate launcher fueling operations. Around the same time, the favorable weather forecast for the next day enabled …

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Apr 19

OUFTI-1 will be launched on April 22, 2016

Due to the delayed launch again part of this information is no longer applicable! latest update OUFTI-1 will now be launched Friday, April 22. The launch is scheduled for 21:02:13 UTC in Kourou using a Russian Soyuz rocket. The satellite will be placed in its orbit on T + 10091,13s (23:50:24 UTC). About half an …

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Online Satellite Orbital Predictions

A few websites provides online orbital data of radio amateur satellites passes. It usually suffices to enter your location and the website provides immediate information about the next passes.   AMSAT-LU       The site of AMSAT Argentina gives all radio amateur satellites passes for your selected location.       As an example, below the URL for locator JO21ed …

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Jul 25

30th AMSAT-UK Colloquium – 24-26 July 2015

The 2015 International Space Colloquium – the 30th held by AMSAT-UK, had taking place on July 24, 25 and 26, 2015 at the Holiday Inn, Guildford, United Kingdom. This video report includes important announcements about developments in the amateur radio satellite community. It is proof that AMSAT groups working borderless to develop new radio amateur satellite …

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Nov 26

OUFTI-1 on the launchpad

OUFTI-1 is a “real” satellite and will be launched by a launch vehicle and will be in orbit just like Hubble or the GPS constellation. It is now ready to go into space. OUFTI-1 the nanosatellite project OUFTI-1 – Telecommunication, A. Hay (in french)

Nov 09

OUFTI-1 a small cubesat gets big

OUFTI-1 the first satellite project developed by students in Belgium get to be launched into orbit in 2015. A trip to space, the stars of Liège, whose preparation is nearing its end. OUFTI-1 – Technical information

Mar 26

15th European Interparliamentary Space Conference (EISC)

The European Interparliamentary Space Conference (EISC) workshop on small, micro, nano and CubeSat missions took place on March 25 2013 Euro Space Center in Transinne and ESA Redu Centre, Belgium. AMSAT Belgium and the UBA took advantage of the opportunity to demonstrate the engineering model of the AMSAT-UK FUNcube-1 satellite along with the FUNcube Dongle SDR …

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Jul 23

OUFTI-1 – ULg CubeSat – status June 2011

On Wednesday, June 29, 2011 the OUFTI-1 team presented the current state of development of the first Belgian student nanosatellite and recent realizations in the OUFTI-1 project, as well a demonstration of ongoing activities. The OUFTI-1 team presented at the Montefiore Institute of the University of Liège the current state of development of the first …

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