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LEOP concluded, succesful first contact!

HUMD-OPS team and friends durign the launch

Yesterday was an intense day for all the Humsat-D team. We arrived to the HUMD-OPS Control Center at 6:00 UTC to follow the launch and the payloads separation sequence. The Unisat-5 satellite separation occurred at 07:25:48.330 UTC, a great success

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“First contact” rehearsal

First contact procedure

Today the HUMD-OPS team performed the last rehearsal of the first contact with the satellite. We executed all the planned procedures, from the ground station setup to the telemetry retrieval from the very first moments of the satellite after the

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Humsat presented at 61st International Astronautical Congress

The 61st International Astronautical Congress in 2010 at Prague (IAC), Czech Republic: The IAC at Prague’s Congress Centre will provide another opportunity for representatives from political, industrial and scientific sectors, together with members of the general public to shape the

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Humsat project was presented in Graz

Humsat was presented at: UN/Austria/ESA Symposium on Small Satellite Programmes for Sustainable Development:Payloads for Small Satellite Programmes GRAZ WORKSHOP: The Symposium will focus on “Payloads for Small Satellite Programmes” and will address the following objectives: Review the status of world-wide small

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United Nations selects the Humsat project for the 2nd Symposium on Small Satellites

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is the United Nations office responsible for promoting international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space. The Humsat project has been selected as UN project during the 2nd United Nations/Austria/ESA Symposium

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The Poly Picosat Orbital Deployer (P-POD) is a standard deployment system, which reduces the satellite development time for Cubesat compliant devices. This standard deployer ensures that all Cubesat developers may conform to some common physical requirements. The P-POD plays a critical

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The Cubesat standard was developed by the California Polytechnic State University (CalPoly) and the Space Systems Development Laboratory of Stanford University. Its main purpose is to approach space research opportunities to universities; by defining a standard mechanical interface and deployment system

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