[amsat-bb] Skybox Imaging ready for SkySat launch
m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Oct 15 02:19:55 PDT 2013
This article reports that SkySat-1 has started its journey to Dombarovsky near Yasny in the Russian Federation for a November 21 launch. SkySat-2 is currently slated for a launch from Baikonur in Kazakhstan on February 20.
Both of these launches will also carry a number of Amateur Radio satellites, some with linear transponders.
The Yasny launch should see the largest number of Amateur Radio satellites ever launched on a single rocket. I believe the total may be close to 20 (some of the satellites are themselves deploying other sats) so there should be plenty of signals to listen out for.
73 Trevor M5AKA
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