RS-39 (Chibis-M)

The deployment of "Chibis-M" in a circular orbit of 500 km will take place during the final phase of "Progress M-13M" operation. According to the plan of the Russian Space Control Centre, undocking of "Progress M-13M" will occur at January 23, 22:09:35 UTC, 2012 and after two corrections it will be positioned at 500 km orbit. At January 24, 23:18:30 UTC, 2012 "Chibis-M" will separate. Beside scientific data "Chibis-M" will transmit service telemetry (the housekeeping parameters) in the beacon format on 435.315 or 435.215 MHz CW and has the designation of RS-39. The format of data is typical for RS satellites. > RS Satellites update written by RW3DZ and edited by DK3WN, JE9PEL on 9 Jan 2010. > > RS-28 (UGATUSAT,Ufa) failed due to malfunction of electronics > RS-29 (STERKH) ID was reserved for this satellite but they used their own TRX rig > and this number was omitted so far > RS-30 (Yubileyny-1) operational > RS-31 to RS-37 were used for ORBCOMM satellites under contract from OHB-systems > RS-38 (Tatyana-2) is working perfect and operate well under Kaluga control > RS-39 (Chibis) is under construction since 2006 and may be on orbit in 2011 > RS-40 (Yubileyny-2) will be on orbit in 2010 > RS- ( ) next new RS satellites also in progress Transport cargo vehicle "Progress M-13M" to the ISS Category: Project News Spacecraft "Chibis" delivered to the ISS 02.11.2011 16:31 Age: 80 days November 2 at 15 hours 41 minutes GMT performed docking cargo ship "Progress M-13M" to the International Space Station (ISS). Cargo ship docked to the docking bay, "Pierce." The convergence process was carried out in an automatic mode under the control of specialists in the Mission Control Center TsNIImash and ISS. Logistics vehicle (THC), "Progress M-13M" delivered to the station more than 2.6 tons of cargo needed to support the ISS flight in a manned mode and a program of applied research on its board. Among them are small spacecraft "Chibis-M" for a new experiment "microsatellite." This experiment provides a comprehensive study of physical processes in atmospheric lightning discharges. Delivery of the microsatellite in its working orbit at an altitude of 500 km will be done with a THC "Progress M-13M" after the completion of the flight of the truck in the station. According to the developers of the term of active existence of the spacecraft, "Chibis-M" will be at least one year. Press-service of Federal Space Agency, and PCOs "Lapwing" is getting ready to fly Category: Project Chibis-M 01/14/2012 6:08 Age: 7 days November 2, 2011 on the ship "Progress M-13M" to the International Space Station was taken to small spacecraft "Chibis-M". This week the astronauts will begin to prepare him for autonomous flight. Small Spacecraft "Chibis-M" is intended to implement a new geophysical experiment "microsatellite", which provides a comprehensive study of physical processes in atmospheric lightning discharges in a wide range of energies - from radio to gamma radiation. Derivation of "Chibisa" on its operational orbit, altitude of 500 km, will be carried out by the ship "Progress M-13M" after the completion of the flight of this truck in the ISS. According to the ballistic Service Mission Control Center Engineering Research Institute undocking from the ISS space trucks is scheduled for January 24 at 1:00 59 am Moscow time. Then, using the two inclusions of main engine, the ship will be translated into a higher orbit with an average altitude of about 500 kilometers. According to preliminary calculations, the first inclusion is planned in 05 hours 32 minutes 39 seconds, the second - at 06 hours 18 minutes 55 seconds. January 25 at 03 hours 14 minutes MSK of "Lapwing" should be separated from the space of the truck and start a solo flight in low Earth orbit. Small Spacecraft "Chibis-M" was developed at the Institute of Space Research of Russian Academy of Sciences. Its mass is in free flight is 34.4 pounds. Press-service of Federal Space Agency, and PCOs Chibis-M Microsatellite Mission Chibis-M (Chibis means a "lapwing" in Russian, it is the name of a bird of the Vanellus family, the "M" stands for Molniya=Thunderstorm) is a low-cost microsatellite mission of IKI-RAS (Space Research Institute-Russian Academy of Sciences), Moscow, Russia. The partner institutions of the science mission are: SINP (D. V. Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics) of the Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), Moscow; SRG (Space Research Group) of Eotvos University, Budapest, & BL-Electronics Kft., Solymar, Hungary; and LC-ISR (Lviv Centre-Institute for Space Research) of NANU-NKAU, Lviv, Ukraine. The PI of the Chibis project is Lev Zeleny of IKI. More ... > Chibis means a "lapwing" in Russian, it is the name of a bird of > the Vanellus family. > "lapwing" is 'Tageri' bird in Japanese. Happy Birthday Chibisa! Category: News of the project Chibis-M 01.25.2012 13:28 Age: 2 hr. Friends! Happy Birthday Chibisa! And as a former student - during the day with Tatiana! Paved the way to space for science and for SRI - no wonder 10 years ago, we spent time on the Kolibri-2000! From the path to normal road soon fly following Chibisa! Ham radio operators around the world listen to the voice Chibis. Keep in touch! Once again - warmest congratulations! Your AZ ************ Doctor of Physical-Mathematical Sciences. Alexander Zaitsev zav.sektorom Polar Geophysical Research, IZMIRAN, expert on the use of microsatellites, Department 54 IKI, Children's Creativity Center in Troitsk - an educational project "Satellite Communications and Informatics" Cf.

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