AMSAT NEWS SERVICE SPECIAL BULLETIN ANS-332.01
In this Special Bulletin:
* Fox-1Cliff Launch Postponed
SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-332.01 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 BID: $ANS-332.01
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 ExseedSat.
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