March 31, 2012

CubeSats satellite operations update

On 13 February, the new Vega rocket delivered seven ESA-sponsored CubeSats into low Earth orbit. Since then, ESA’s Education Office has maintained frequent contacts with the student teams to follow the progress of their satellite operations.

For each team, this is the first hands-on experience of operating an orbiting satellite, and some of them have had to deal with some challenging difficulties
Read more @ esa new

A photograph of Earth taken by Masat-1 showing Western Australia (12 M, 2012).
Credits: Masat-1

Members of XaTcobeo at the ground station.
Credits: XaTcobeo team.

photo de esa news website

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