Super Strypi (SPARK)

Argus, EDSN 1-8, HawaiiSat-1, ORS-Squared, PrintSat, STACEM, STU-1, Supernova-Beta

Edited this article by JE9PEL.
The following satellites are planned to be launched on 29 Oct 2015.
- The launch was slipped to Nov 2, 2015.  (Changed again to 'TBD')
  Launched at 03:45 UTC, Nov 4, 2015, but the mission has failed.

(C)Sandia National Lab.

Super Strypi (SPARK) Launch Planned for Nov 2, 2015
The scheduled launch take place between 12-19pm UTC
Pacific Missile Range - Kokole Point, Kauai, Hawaii

ORS-4, the fourth dedicated mission for the Operationally Responsive Space Office,
marks the first launch of the SPARK/Super Strypi rocket in the continued efforts of
ORS program to establish tactical space capabilities making use of small satellites
and launch vehicle that can be launched on short notice. 

Saint Louis University, USA
437.290MHz 1200bps AFSK, 2403.000-2403.400MHz Spread spectrum

EDSN 1-8
Edison Demonstration of Smallsat Networks, Santa Clara University, USA
437.100MHz 1200bps AFSK, 2401.200-2431.200MHz

HawaiiSat-1 (HiakaSat-1)
University of Hawaii
Uplinks and Downlinks on both VHF and UHF, 9600bps GFSK
High speed S Band downlink using High Rate Telemetry
Downlink: Data Rate: 1.5Mbps Modulation: QPSK FEC: Viterbi r=1/2,k=7 ITU Emission

COSMIAC at the University, New Mexico
437.325MHz 9600bps GMSK

Montana State University, USA
437.325MHz 9600bps GMSK

Space Dynamics Laboratory / Utah State University, USA
3U CubeSat, 4 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries

ShanghaiTech University, China
436.360MHz 9600bps GMSK, 2402.000-2445.000MHz

Pumpkin Inc, USA
437.570MHz, 1200bps AFSK, 6U

(C)Hawaii Space Flight Lab.

Satellite                Downlink            Beacon    Mode
----------------------   -----------------   -------   ------------
Argus                    2403.000-2403.400   437.290   1200bps AFSK
EDSN 1-8                 2401.200-2431.200   437.100   1200bps AFSK
HawaiiSat1 (HiakaSat1)    145.9805           437.2705  9600bps GFSK
ORS-Squared               437.325               .      9600bps GMSK
PrintSat                  437.325               .      9600bps GMSK
STACEM                       .                  .      ?
STU-1                    2402.000-2445.000   436.360   9600bps GMSK
Supernova-Beta            437.570               .      1200bps AFSK
----------------------   -----------------   -------   ------------

[Supplement] HawaiiSat-1 (HiakaSat-1) TLE

The launch date has slipped. Possible launch dates now are Nov 2.
Epock Time 15306.00000000 means 2nd November 2015, 00:00:00 UTC.

1 99999U 00000    15306.00000000  .00002809  00000-0  69295-4 0 00007
2 99999 094.6040 077.7732 0056131 182.2912 079.1822 15.38919159000464

The beacon will transmit every 15 seconds on both UHF and VHF frequencies.
 - Spacecraft Name: HiakaSat
 - Target Launch Date: Nov 2
 - Orbit: 415x490km, 94.7 degrees, Period of 93.6 minutes
 - UHF Beacon: 437.2705MHz (437.26-437.28 MHz), 9600bps GFSK 2W
 - VHF Beacon: 145.9805MHz (145.97-145.99 MHz), 9600bps GFSK 1W
 - Baseline Receive Equipment:
    - Ham Radio IC-9100 or IC-7000, 'Data 2' Port 9600bps FSK Output
    - MixW Software TNC in packet mode w/ VHF 9600bps defaults and
      TNC emulation, or Kantronics TNC using 9600bps FSK port

HiakaSat is a modified HawaiiSat-1.
"Hiaka" means "to recite legends or fabulous stories" in Hawaiian.  It is also
an acronym for Hyperspectral Imaging, Aeronautical Kinematic Analysis Satellite.
So, "Hiaka" is the generic name of "Goddess" that is a Hawaiian myth and legend.

Launch TBD
The launch was now indefinitely postponed. Reason unknown.

Launched at 03:45 UTC, Nov 4, 2015, but the mission has failed.

(C)Spaceflight Now

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