Tag: Fox-1B

RadFxSat (Fox-1B) Passes Mission Readiness Review

RadFxSat (Fox-1B) has successfully cleared another hurdle. A Mission Readiness Review was held April 29, at the Cal Poly campus before a board representing Tyvak, Cal Poly, and NASA, to verify that all requirements have been met for a safe and successful launch and deployment. AMSAT Vice President for Engineering Jerry Buxton, N0JY, presented 81 […]

via the ARRL: RadFxSat/Fox-1B Launch Now Set for March 2017

AMSAT has announced that the launch of RadFxSat/Fox-1B has been rescheduled for March 16, 2017. RadFxSat will ride as one of the NASA Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) XIV secondary payloads aboard the NASA Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) launch on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket from Vandenberg AFB in California. The […]

via the ARRL: Fox-1B (RadFxSat) Nears Completion

AMSAT-NA Vice President-Engineering Jerry Buxton, N0JY, reports that the Fox-1B CubeSat (RadFxSat — Radiation Effects Satellite) flight unit has been assembled and now is undergoing various stages of testing before it is put through environmental (shock, vibration, thermal) testing in August for completion by early September. Launch is scheduled for January 20. via American Radio […]

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