[amsat-bb] QB50 project 2016 Update

Mineo Wakita ei7m-wkt at asahi-net.or.jp
Tue Oct 18 12:43:46 UTC 2016

QB50 will make use of three different launch campaign to complete the
orbital injection of all the CubeSats. Always aiming at the maximization
of the Mission Objectives, the identified launch scenario is structured
as follows:

QB50-DS,   6 CubeSats launched on a "Dnepr Science Flight"
           SSO @475km
           Dnepr Launcher
           Science Campaign
           Q3 2016
QB50-ISS,  40 CubeSats deployed from the "ISS"
           415km, 51.6deg
           Deployment from ISS
           Science Campaign & IOD
           Q4 2016
QB50-DIOD, 2 IOD CubeSats launched on a second Dnepr, the "Dnepr IOD Flight"
           SSO @550km
           Dnepr Launch
           Q4 2016/Q1 2017

QB50 CubeSats Scenario and Schedule


JE9PEL, Mineo Wakita


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