26 Apr

CZ-2D with Cubesats successfully launched

Friday, April 26th, 2013 by

04:13 UTC successful launch of Long March 2D from Jiuquan launching center in northwest China with NEE-01, TURKSAT 3USAT and CubeBug-1.

pegaso_launch

09:03 UTC first low 15 deg elevation pass
NEE-01 – nothing heard
TURKSAT-3USAT – CW beacon heard by Wouter, PA3WEG and Nader, ST2NH
CubeBug-1 – nothing heard

new TLE:

TURKSAT                 
1 12345U 12345A   13116.18500615  .00000000  00000-0  10000-4 0     6
2 12345  98.0372 191.7767 0017397 251.4298 279.4470 14.76467545    04
NEE-01 PEGASO           
1 12346U 12346A   13116.18500615  .00000000  00000-0  10000-4 0     8
2 12346  98.0563 191.7735 0017556 248.2772 282.5989 14.76251447    02
CUBEBUG                 
1 12347U 12347A   13116.18500615  .00000000  00000-0  10000-4 0     0
2 12347  98.0563 191.7735 0017556 248.2772 282.5989 14.76251447    03
25 Apr

TLE NEE-01, Cubebug-1 and Turksat-3USAT

Thursday, April 25th, 2013 by

NEE-01 Pegaso

PEGASO
1 12345U 12345A   13116.18513889  .00000000  00000-0  10000-4 0     8
2 12345  98.0611 191.6701 0011357 277.8575 253.6587 14.76861145    07

Downlink 910 MHz video

Cubebug-1

CUBEBUG-1
1 12346U 12346A   13116.18513889  .00000000  00000-0  10000-4 0     0
2 12346  98.0601 183.4980 0011346 277.7754 253.7529 14.76858350    03

Beacon 437445 MHz. AFSK AX.25, 1200 bps

Turksat-3USAT

TURKSAT 3USAT 
1 12347U 12347A   13116.18513889  .00000000  00000-0  10000-4 0     2 
2 12347 98.0411 191.6722 0011 115 275.8011 255.7282 14.76761586    07

Downlink 435.200 – 435.250 MHz Linear Transponder
Uplink 145.940 – 145.990 MHz Linear Transponder
Beacon 437.225 MHz CW