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FOX-1D SATELLITE SET TO LAUNCH THIS WEEK, CHINA TO LAUNCH FIVE NEW CUBESATS

FOX-1D SATELLITE SET TO LAUNCH THIS WEEK, CHINA TO LAUNCH FIVE NEW CUBESATS The launch of AMSAT-NA’s Fox-1D CubeSat will take place from India on January 12 (UTC). The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) flight had to be rescheduled from December 30. AMSAT Vice-President Engineering Jerry Buxton, N0JY, delivered Fox-1D to Spaceflight Inc in Seattle last November for integration. In addition to a Fox-1 U/V FM transponder, Fox-1D will carry several university experiments, including a MEMS gyro from Pennsylvania State University-Erie, a camera from Virginia Tech, and the University of Iowa’s High Energy Radiation CubeSat Instrument (HERCI) radiation mapping experiment.   More



(Source: ARRL - Jan 10)

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