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NLS-4 Launch Rescheduled: Set for March 2008 on the Antrix PSLV

logo heatshieldps4view from SLPNLS-4 XPODCanX-2 in LHexplosive vancargoin trafficSP1b AAUSat-IISP1B CanX-2SP1B CompassSP1B CuteSP1B DelfiSP1B seedsSP1B CanX-6PS3-PS4 Roll out ceremonyVAB PS3-PS4 stackingVAB tourMahabalipuramMahabalipuramAnajappar lunchAnajappar lunchcowchiliSP1B NLS-5 mountingSP3 NLS-4 integrationSP3 NLS-4 integrationSP3 NLS-4 integrationSP3 NLS-45 with RBFSP3 PS4 completedVAB PSLV-C9PSLV-C9 movementSLP PSLV-C9

NEWS

Observations on May 14 – L+16

Latest doppler analysis suggest that CanX-2 may be Object L. This is also supported with recent observations from Tokyo Tech team which indicated that Cute is Object C.

C / 32785 – Cute-1.7+APDII
E / 32787 – COMPASS-1
F / 32788 – AAUSat-II
G / 32789 – Delfi-C3
H / 32790 – *TBC*
J / 32791 – SEEDS
L / 32797 – CanX-2

May 14 2008 14:02:42 EST

Eleventh Object Found

NORAD have discovered an eleventh object associated with this launch. It has been cataloged as 32797. It is running 2 seconds behind (~14 km separation) 32785.

May 11 2008 21:48:58 EST

Successfull Launch of NLS-4 and NLS-5

The launch of the PSLV-C9 was a complete success. Lift off occured on Monday, April 28, 03:53:51 UTC. LV telemetry indicated that all spacecraft have been successfully separated.

May 11 2008 21:49:00 EST

Image gallery updated:
April 29 2008 16:30:04 EST

TWO LINE ELEMENTS

NTS Confirmed 

1 32784U 08021B   08141.43167063  .00000175  00000-0  29563-4 0   521
2 32784 097.9980 201.4071 0015094 217.9374 142.0775 14.80936256  3299

Cute-1.7 + APD II Predicted 

1 32785U 08021C   08140.34460534 +.00000335 +00000-0 +49764-4 0 00590
2 32785 097.9939 200.3316 0014139 226.7351 133.2682 14.81357711003132

COMPASS-1 Predicted 

1 32787U 08021E   08140.41148124 +.00000488 +00000-0 +69254-4 0 00638
2 32787 097.9897 200.3859 0015148 227.0429 132.9517 14.81406455003144

AAUSat-II Predicted 

1 32788U 08021F   08140.81519064 +.00000396 +00000-0 +57312-4 0 00504
2 32788 097.9911 200.7909 0014648 223.3552 136.6515 14.81513292003206

Delfi-C3 Predicted 

1 32789U 08021G   08140.81717009 +.00000543 +00000-0 +76302-4 0 00564
2 32789 097.9933 200.7976 0014913 225.5737 134.4250 14.81381459003209

OBJECT H Predicted (TBC)

1 32790U 08021H   08141.15262442  .00002971  00000-0  38437-3 0   439
2 32790 097.9963 201.1432 0015010 224.9498 135.0502 14.81586778  3233

SEEDS Predicted 

1 32791U 08021J   08140.41345769 +.00000444 +00000-0 +63747-4 0 00528
2 32791 097.9948 200.3914 0015359 224.8209 135.1770 14.81267454003110

CanX-2 Predicted 

1 32797U 08021L   08140.81748763 +.00000266 +00000-0 +40893-4 0 00236
2 32797 097.9939 200.8016 0014639 224.9582 135.0444 14.81353233001889

SPACECRAFT FREQUENCIES
AAUSat-II
Beacon: 437.425 MHz
CanX-2
Beacon: N/A
COMPASS-1
Beacon: 437.275 MHz
Cute-1.7+APDII
Beacon: 437.275 MHz
Delfi-C3
Beacon: 145.930 MHz
SEEDS
Beacon: 437.485 MHz
NTS
Beacon: N/A

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