SUCCESS TO THE EDGE OF SPACE! BLT-24!
SATELLITE ON A STRING!
The Launch Date was August 23, 2008 at 10:53 AM.
Were you there? We Were!



Paload Master Mike WA5TWT and the main payload for BLT-24


Sub-Payload Package = UT Austin PARADIGM CubeSAT = 70cm 1200 & 9600 Telemetry


Thanks to ALL for a GOLD MEDAL Flight!!

May 21, 2008 - Planning Meeting

June 28, 2008 - Camera Tests

July 16, 2008 - Sub-Payload Meeting

August 13, 2008 - Dinner Meeting

August 20, 2008 - Completion and Final Test

August 22, 2008 - Final Final Pre-Flight Test

August 23, 2008 - The Flight Of BLT-24!!

List of Main BLT-24 Payloads:

Live Main Payload Color ATV = 1255 FM 900 mW
Crossband FM Repeater Uplink = 146.000 & Downlink = 446.000
APRS GPS Downlink = 440.950 W5ACM-9 250 mW
Backup APRS GPS Downlink = 445.925 W5ACM-8 300 mW
Digital Camera with a picture every 15 seconds
Remote Control System for Video Camera Selection (Hi-Res & Lo-Res)
Audio Beeper


Launch Coordination Frequency = 147.435 MHz

BLT-24 Launched at 10:53 AM - August 23, 2008!
Wharton Intergalactic Spaceport