[amsat-bb] VS-14 -Sentinel-1B and cubesat launch

GW1FKY at aol.com GW1FKY at aol.com
Tue Apr 26 07:41:10 UTC 2016

According to ESA, Sentinel-1B lifted off on a Soyuz rocket, flight VS14,  
from Europe’s Spaceport in Korou, French Guiana on 25 April 2016 at 21:02 GMT 
 (23:02 CEST).
The three CubeSats, each measuring just 0×10×11 cm, piggybacked a ride on  
Soyuz are: OUFTI-1 from the University of Liege, Belgium, _e-st at r-II_ 
(mailto:e-st at r-II)  from the Polytechnic of Turin, Italy, and  AAUSat-4 from 
Aalborg University, Denmark. The other passenger is the Microscope  satellite 
from France’s CNES space agency.
(Source: ESA)

Ken Eaton
Amsat -UK
Amsat NA

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