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QB50 CUBESATS TO DEPLOY FROM ISS

QB50 CUBESATS TO DEPLOY FROM ISS The first phase of QB50 CubeSats should be deployed from the International Space Station over three days May 16-18, 2017. Built by university students and research organisations from 23 countries around the world, the QB50 constellation aims to study the lower thermosphere 200-380 km above the Earth. There are 28 QB50 CubeSats on the ISS awaiting deployment and it is understood that 11 will be deployed in this first phase. The beacons should be activated about 30 minutes after deployment.   More



(Source: AMSAT UK - May 13)

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