AMSAT NEWS SERVICE SPECIAL BULLETIN
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* Fox-1Cliff Launch Postponed
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ANS-332 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin
AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin 332.01
From AMSAT HQ KENSINGTON, MD
DATE November 28, 2018
To All RADIO AMATEURS
SpaceX has announced that the SSO-A: Smallsat Express mission,
previously scheduled for November 28th, has been postponed due to
extreme high-altitude winds at Vandenberg Air Force Base. A new
launch date will be announced once coordinated with the range.
The SSO-A mission will carry several amateur radio satellites,
including AMSAT’s Fox-1Cliff, FUNcube on ESEO, JY1-SAT, K2SAT, and
The launch window each day opens at 18:31:47 UTC and extends for
approximately 30 minutes.
[ANS thanks SpaceX and AMSAT for the above information]
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73 and Remember to help keep Amateur Radio in space,
This week's ANS Contributing Editor,
Paul Stoetzer, N8HM
n8hm at amsat dot org