ISS SSTV Event for Feb. 8-10

ARISS has announced on their website that another SSTV experiment is scheduled to start today and run through Sunday. As of writing this, the event is already under way. Below are the details from ARISS.org: Transmissions are scheduled to begin Friday, Feb. 8 at 18:25 UTC and run through Sunday, Read more…

SSO-A Launch Rescheduled for December 2nd

Yesterday on Twitter, SpaceX has announced they are now targeting December 2nd for the Sun-Synchronous Orbit A spaceflight mission which was originally scheduled for November 19th, postponed for further preflight inspection, and then postponed again after being rescheduled for November 28th for high altitude wind issues. Lets all hope for Read more…

UPDATE: SSO-A launch postponed…AGAIN!

UPDATE: The launch window that was rescheduled for November 28th has been postponed again due to high altitude winds. Wednesday’s launch attempt of Spaceflight SSO-A from Vandenberg Air Force Base is currently no-go due to extreme high-altitude winds that violate Range requirements. Vehicle and payloads are healthy. We will announce Read more…

SSO-A SmallSat Express Mission Scheduled for November 19

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Credit: Spaceflight Industries

The Seattle, Washington based company Spaceflight Industries has finalized it’s launch plans for their first ever Sun-Synchronous orbit spaceflight aboard a Falcon 9 rocket this month next Monday. This launch consists entirely of non-commercial spacecraft that are all sharing the ride to be launched into their own orbits—Many of which are carrying amateur radio payloads. (more…)