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NanoSail-D2 sailed home …


NanoSail-D orbited the Earth for 240 days performing well beyond expectations and burned up during reentry to Earth’s atmosphere on Sept. 17.


NanoSail-D2 Battery Voltage dropped down


This plot shows a rapid battery discharge after the Sail Deployment event, which is when the power-demanding S-Band transmitter was turned on. The satellite was expected to have enough power to live on the order of a day or so beyond the Sail Deployment. This data shows that it still had enough power to broadcast reception-quality data until about 12 hours after the deployment.
Soure: NanoSail-D2 Dashboard


NanoSail-D2


17:08 UTC nothing heard over Europe
15:30 UTC nothing heard over Europe

08:59 – 09:10 UTC, 21 Jan 2011, Mel 14 deg over Japan
KE7EGC>UNDEF,TELEM [01/21/11 18:02:35JST] <UI C>:NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D32101010104008B6F020000DB18C57ACFC0F9C3C4

NanoSail-D2 Telemetry Decoder          (c) Mike Rupprecht, DK3WN
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NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D32101010104008B6F020000DB18C57ACFC0F9C3C4
Software Version    : 140
Burn Time           : 15
Start Phase         : 0
Current Phase       : 8659 sec   (3d 00:09:30)
Switch State        : 1
Panel Deploy Status : Panels have deployed
Sail Deploy Status  : Sail has deployed
Number of resets    : 4
Subsystem Power     : Beacon ON, S-Band ON
Battery Voltage     : 7.16 V
Satellite Bus Temp  : -17.8 deg C
Sat Time Stamp      : 12916955 sec   (149d 12:02:35)
Sat Ejection Time   : 12636026 sec   (146d 06:00:26)
Sail Deploy Time    : 12895225 sec   (149d 06:00:25)
----------------------------------------------------------------

NanoSail D2


temperature sensor seems not working (value = 0)

NANOSAILD
1 90027U 0        11020.08293137 -.00000469 +00000-0 -58126-4 0 00027
2 90027 071.9753 005.7427 0021680 201.8671 158.1355 14.77033912000116

NanoSail-D2 – strong signals on 437.270 MHZ 1k2 AFSK


2011-01-20 18:26:20.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000C71D00000004008A7D020000814BC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:26:30.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000C81D00000004008A7C020000814BC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:28:30.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CC1D00000004008A7B020000F94BC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:28:40.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CC1D00000004008A7D020000F94BC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:28:50.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CC1D00000004008A7C020000F94BC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:29:00.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CC1D00000004008A7D020000F94BC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:29:10.410 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CD1D00000004008A7C020000714CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:29:20.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CD1D00000004008A7C020000714CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:29:30.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CD1D00000004008A7C020000714CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:29:40.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CE1D00000004008A7B020000714CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:29:50.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CE1D00000004008A7B020000714CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:30:00.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CF1D00000004008A7D020000714CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:30:10.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CF1D00000004008A7D020000714CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:30:20.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CF1D00000004008A7D020000714CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:30:30.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000CF1D00000004008A7B020000714CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:30:40.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D01D00000004008A7D020000714CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:30:50.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D01D00000004008A7D020000714CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:31:00.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D01D00000004008A7D020000714CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:31:10.440 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D11D00000004008A7C020000E94CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:31:20.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D11D00000004008A7C020000E94CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:31:40.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D21D00000004008A7C020000E94CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:31:50.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D21D00000004008A7C020000E94CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:32:00.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D21D00000004008A7C020000E94CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:32:10.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D31D00000004008A7C020000E94CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:32:20.410 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D31D00000004008A7D020000E94CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:32:30.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D31D00000004008A7D020000E94CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:32:40.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D41D00000004008A7D020000E94CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:32:50.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D41D00000004008A7C020000E94CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:33:00.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D41D00000004008A7D020000E94CC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:33:10.410 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D51D00000004008A7C020000614DC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:33:20.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D51D00000004008A7C020000614DC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:33:40.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D61D00000004008A7C020000614DC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:33:50.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D61D00000004008A7C020000614DC47ACFC0000000
2011-01-20 18:34:00.380 UTC: NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000D61D00000004008A7C020000614DC47ACFC0000000


NanoSailD FM-Telemetry


15:05 UTC


NanoSailD FM-Telemetry


06:55 UTC  437.270Mhz
07:01 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F00006C1800000004008A81020000B9AAC37ACFC0000000
07:01 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F00006C1800000004008A82020000B9AAC37ACFC0000000
07:01 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F00006D1800000004008A8202000031ABC37ACFC0000000
07:01 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F00006E1800000004008A8102000031ABC37ACFC0000000
07:02 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F00006E1800000004008A8102000031ABC37ACFC0000000
07:02 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F00006F1800000004008A8202000031ABC37ACFC0000000
07:02 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F00006F1800000004008A8102000031ABC37ACFC0000000
07:02 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000701800000004008A8102000031ABC37ACFC0000000
07:03 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000701800000004008A8002000031ABC37ACFC0000000
07:03 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000701800000004008A8002000031ABC37ACFC0000000
07:04 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000741800000004008A82020000A9ABC37ACFC0000000
07:05 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000741800000004008A81020000A9ABC37ACFC0000000
07:05 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000741800000004008A82020000A9ABC37ACFC0000000
07:05 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000751800000004008A8102000021ACC37ACFC0000000
07:05 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000751800000004008A8102000021ACC37ACFC0000000
07:05 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000751800000004008A8202000021ACC37ACFC0000000
07:05 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000761800000004008A8202000021ACC37ACFC0000000
07:06 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000761800000004008A8002000021ACC37ACFC0000000
07:06 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000761800000004008A8102000021ACC37ACFC0000000
07:06 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000771800000004008A8202000021ACC37ACFC0000000
07:06 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000771800000004008A8102000021ACC37ACFC0000000
07:06 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000771800000004008A8102000021ACC37ACFC0000000
07:06 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000781800000004008A8202000021ACC37ACFC0000000
07:07 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000781800000004008A8102000021ACC37ACFC0000000
07:07 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000781800000004008A8202000021ACC37ACFC0000000
07:07 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000791800000004008A8202000099ACC37ACFC0000000
07:07 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000791800000004008A8002000099ACC37ACFC0000000
07:07 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F0000791800000004008A8202000099ACC37ACFC0000000
07:07 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F00007A1800000004008A8102000099ACC37ACFC0000000
07:08 KE7EGC/TELEM>UNDEF>UI,C,F0 (1201 baud):NanoSailD.org 8C0F00007A1800000004008A8102000099ACC37ACFC0000000


NANOSAIL-D EJECTS


NANOSAIL-D EJECTS
NASA SEEKS AMATUER RADIO OPERATORS’ AID TO LISTEN FOR BEACON SIGNAL

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 11:30 a.m. EST, engineers at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., confirmed that the NanoSail-D nanosatellite ejected from Fast Affordable Scientific and Technology Satellite, FASTSAT. The ejection event occurred spontaneously and was identified this morning when engineers at the center analyzed onboard FASTSAT telemetry. The ejection of NanoSail-D
also has been confirmed by ground-based satellite tracking assets.

Amateur ham operators are asked to listen for the signal to verify NanoSail-D is operating. This information should be sent to the NanoSail-D dashboard at: http://nanosaild.engr.scu.edu/dashboard.htm. The NanoSail-D beacon signal can be found at 437.270 MHz.

The NanoSail-D science team is hopeful the nanosatellite is healthy and can complete its solar sail mission. After ejection, a timer within NanoSail-D begins a three-day countdown as the satellite orbits the Earth. Once the timer reaches zero, four booms will quickly deploy and the NanoSail-D sail will start to unfold to a 100-square-foot polymer sail. Within five seconds the sail fully unfurls.

On Dec. 6,, 2010, NASA triggered the planned ejection of NanoSail-D from FASTSAT. At that time, the team confirmed that the door successfully opened and data indicated a successful ejection. Upon further analysis, no evidence of NanoSail-D was identified in low-Earth orbit, leading the team to believe NanoSail-D remained inside FASTSAT.

Follow the NanoSail-D mission operation on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/nanosaild

NANOSAILD
1 90027U 0        11019.40613897 +.00003325 +00000-0 +47680-3 0 00013
2 90027 071.9739 007.2360 0021785 203.3337 159.2085 14.77038910000019

NanoSail-D2


17:00 UTC 52 deg pass – nothing heard over Japan


NanoSail-D2 successfully ejected


06:30 UTC NanoSail-D2 have been successfully deployed over Australia. Listen to 437.270MHz.

07:35 UTC I had only a 3 deg pass but nothing heard
10:53 UTC 36 deg pass – nothing heard
12:32 UTC 42 deg pass – nothing heard