The following is a synopsis of several emails from Nico Janssen, PA0DLO:
On May 17th and 18th, 2017 a series of QB50 cubesats were launched from the
International Space Station (ISS). Seventeen satellites launched to date are
Columbia (QBUS 4)
SGSat (KySat 3)
IceCube (Earth 1)
Nine objects (nine TLE sets) have appeared on 18 SPCS (formally called
Yes, there are more satellites than TLE sets. Probably we will have to wait
the objects to separate to find the other nine objects.
I have added those nine TLE sets, objects 42700 thru 42708 to this week's
AMSAT-NA KEPs. The new TLE sets are named QB50-0 thru QB50-8 for now.
Stay tuned for more later.
Thanks to Nico Janssen, PA0PLO for the above update.