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Chips in space, a look inside ARISSat-1

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Joe Desbonnet tipped us to a series of articles about the design of the ARISSat-1 amateur satellite recently 'launched' (actually just flung out the door) from the ISS: Many of you are curious about what’s inside ARISSat-1. In the next two to three blog posts, I’ll introduce you to each...

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ARISSat-1/KEDR test transmissions planned from ISS July 30-31

Friday, July 29th, 2011

We know, we've been down this road before with the ARISSat-1, but this time they say it'll work. Test transmissions from ARISSat-1/KEDR are scheduled to begin four days prior to deployment at 19:15 UTC on July 30 and then continue until 1430 UTC on July 31. The satellite will be...

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ARISSat-1 on the air this week (temporarily)

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

As previously posted, the ARISSat-1 amateur radio satellite remains inside the International Space Station awaiting its anticipated release into orbit this July. According to the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) website, the ARISSat-1 satellite aboard the International Space Station will be on the air using the station’s external antenna, starting...

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UPDATE: ARISSat-1 deployment delayed until July

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

UPDATE: According to information posted on the arissat.org website on February 13, 2011, the deployment of the ARISSAT-1 has been delayed until July, 2011. Project developers had originally announced that ARISSat-1 (f/k/a Suitsat-2), would be launched and transmitting by February 16, 2011! However, due to unforeseen problems, the actual deployment...

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