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)
Launch Coordination Frequency = 147.435 MHz
BLT-24 Launched at 10:53 AM - August 23, 2008!
Wharton Intergalactic Spaceport