http://youtu.be/E0X0KfEnJAk TechnoSat (C)#1,#2,#3,#4 TechnoSat with Kanopus-V-IK 1, Flying Laptop, WNISAT-1R, NORSAT-1/2 CICERO-1/2/3, Corvus-BC 1/2, MKA-N 1/2, Flock-2k 1-48, Lemur-2 42-49 NanoACE, Mayak, Iskra-MAI-85, Ecuador-UTE-YuZGU Launch Site: Bajkonur LC-31/6 Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2-1a Fregat-M Launch date: 14 July 2017, 06:36:49 UTC TechnoSat Technology, 30 x 45 x 45cm Technische Universitat Berlin 435.950 MHz, 4k8/9k6 GMSK CW, DP0TBA TECHNOSAT 1 99999U 17999A 17195.37735185 +.00000050 00000-0 +47182-5 0 05 2 99999 97.6292 105.0623 0009829 168.5761 60.8928 14.94678211 02 KANOPUS-V-IK 1 42825U 17042A 17195.81613742 -.00000067 00000-0 00000-0 0 9994 2 42825 97.4374 105.3632 0002983 87.7765 22.0594 15.19405056 85 Received by JE9PEL TECHNOSAT = 42829 17042E 14:24-14:36 UTC, 20 Jul 2017, Ele 79 N-Z-S, 435.950MHz FM(CW), DP0TBA Soyuz cluster launch, (C)Space Report On Jul 14 Roskosmos launched a Soyuz with the Kanopus-V-IK imaging satellite and 72 small secondary payloads. The Soyuz placed the Fregat upper stage on a suborbital trajectory. Fregat made multiple burns to several different orbits to dispense its payloads. 0636 UTC Launch Orbit 0645-0652 Fregat burn 1 180? x 500? km 0735-0736 Fregat burn 2 480 x 522 0738 Kanopus deployed 0813-0814 Fregat burn 3 500? x 600? 0858-0859 Fregat burn 4 600? x 600? 0901-0905 Deployed 5 satellites - probably FLP, Technosat, WNISAT, Norsat-1/2 0910-0926 Deployed 19 satellites - probably MKA-N 1/2, CICERO, Corvus, LEMUR, NanoACE, Mayak, Iskra, EUTE-YuzGU 0951-0953 Fregat burn 5 485? x 600? 1034-1035 Fregat burn 6 485 x 485 1418-1441 Deployed 48 Flock-2k Dove satellites 1451-1453 Fregat burn 7 - 500? x 485 1518 Fregat reentry FLP, the Flying Laptop, is from the U. of Stuttgart. The 120kg satellite has a Ka-band propagation study experiment and a multispectral camera. NORSAT-1 and 2 are Norwegian Space Center satellites with AIS payloads and an experiment to measure total solar irradiance. They use a variant of the Toronto UTIAS/SFL GNB bus. WNISAT-1R is a 40 kg Japanese commercial weather satellite using the AXELSPACE Hodoyoshi bus. Technosat from the Tech. U of Berlin carries a variety of technology tests using the new TUBiX20 satellite bus. MKA-N 1 and 2 are 6U cubesats built by Russia's Dauria Aerospace for Rosksmos with 22-m resolution multispectral imagers. CICERO 1 to 3 are 6U cubesats for the US company GeoOptics built by Tyvak, with GPS-RO weather payloads. Corvus-BC 1 and 2 are 6U cubesats from the US company AstroDigital (formerly Canopus) with imaging payloads. NanoACE is a 3U technology test cubesat from Tyvak. Iskra-MAI-85 is a 3U student cubesat from MAI (Moscow Aviation Inst.); I don't know what payloads are on it. Ekvador-UTE-YuZGU is a 1U cubesat built by students at the SW State Univ in Kursk in collaboration with Ecuadorian engineers from Universidad Tecnologica Equinoccial in Quito. I don't know whether it will be UN-registered as Russian or Ecuadorian. Mayak ("beacon") is a 3U cubesat from Moscow Polytechnic University. It is designed to deploy a highly reflective structure about 2m across which will act as a drag brake but also as an optical beacon. The intent is that Mayak will be one of the brightest objects in the night sky; different calculations put the maximum brightness in the mag -5 to mag -10 range; the lower (and more likely) value still would make it brighter than the ISS and potentially annoying to astronomical sky surveys. The mission also deployed 8 SpireGlobal 3U-cubesat Lemur satellites and 48 Planet 3U-cubesat Dove imaging satellites forming the Flock-2k constellation.
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