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Check of the Soyuz-2-1A for this launch
http://www.russian.space/1145/
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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
« Reply #1 on: 09/20/2017 12:22 PM »
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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
« Reply #3 on: 10/04/2017 05:32 PM »
Recent photos

"October 4, 2017 at the cosmodrome Vostochniy launched a comprehensive test launch complex. Launch vehicle (LV) "Soyuz-2.1a" together with the upper stage (RB) "Fregat" was taken from the technical to the launching complex and installed in the launching system. A mobile service tower was launched on the launching system and general tests of the space rocket "Fregat" systems."
(translated with Google translator)

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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
« Reply #4 on: 10/04/2017 06:13 PM »
and the video...

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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
« Reply #5 on: 10/04/2017 06:24 PM »
why is this 2.1A assembled and taken to the pad, isn't there supposed to be a 2.1B for Meteor or something launching in november?

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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
« Reply #6 on: 10/04/2017 07:33 PM »
why is this 2.1A assembled and taken to the pad, isn't there supposed to be a 2.1B for Meteor or something launching in november?
the 2.1B is not yet delivered
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=17286.msg1718700#msg1718700

and the 2.1A is now just a "dry-run" transportation to the launch pad
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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
« Reply #8 on: 10/10/2017 04:53 PM »
longer video


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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
« Reply #9 on: 11/10/2017 02:51 PM »
Kanopus-V no.3 and 4 arrived in the Amur region (Ignatyevo airport)
https://www.roscosmos.ru/24325/

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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
« Reply #11 on: 11/21/2017 10:26 AM »
Four S-Net nanosatellites of the Technical University Berlin are also on board of this flight to test inter-satellite communications in S-band.

http://www.raumfahrttechnik.tu-berlin.de/menue/research/tubsat_missions/parameter/en/
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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
« Reply #12 on: 11/25/2017 07:59 PM »
Do we know if either Kanopus-V #3 or #4 are meant to replace Kanopus-V #1, creating a 2-satellite constellation?

Or are they both meant to augment the preceding satellite's capability, creating a 3-satellite constellation?
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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
« Reply #13 on: 11/25/2017 09:00 PM »
Do we know if either Kanopus-V #3 or #4 are meant to replace Kanopus-V #1, creating a 2-satellite constellation?

Or are they both meant to augment the preceding satellite's capability, creating a 3-satellite constellation?

Four satellites?
http://www.con-fig.com/files/pdf/презентации_2017/лукашевич%20е.л.,%20природа,%20презентация1.pdf

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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
« Reply #14 on: 11/26/2017 05:02 AM »
Do we know if either Kanopus-V #3 or #4 are meant to replace Kanopus-V #1, creating a 2-satellite constellation?

Or are they both meant to augment the preceding satellite's capability, creating a 3-satellite constellation?

Four satellites?
http://www.con-fig.com/files/pdf/презентации_2017/лукашевич%20е.л.,%20природа,%20презентация1.pdf

Relevant in 2017? From: http://russianspaceweb.com/kanopus.html
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In April 2013, the Belorussian press reported that two Russian and one Belorussian satellites would be added into the Kanopus network.
(This is after the July 2012 launch of Kanopus-V #1.)
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Re: Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4 December 22, 2017
« Reply #15 on: 11/28/2017 10:00 PM »
Pardon for the Captain Obvious nature of the post, but I guess that this launch will be delayed while the apparent Fregat stage failure on the Meteor-M No. 2-1 launch is investigated.
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The launch is planned for January 26

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February 1 - Kanopus-V n.º3, Kanopus-V n.º 4, Auriga, S-Net-1, S-Net-2, S-Net-3, S-Net-4, LEMUR (x4), D-Star One
http://publication.pravo.gov.ru/Document/View/0001201801040044
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Preparations for the third launch - https://www.roscosmos.ru/24537/ (in Russian)
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Preparations for the third launch - https://www.roscosmos.ru/24537/ (in Russian)

Amazing the details cameras pick up these days. Notice the group of individuals, perhaps leaving to go to the pub, with one solitary person left behind behind looking board and playing on their mobile.
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https://www.roscosmos.ru/24526/
(updated)
 without AURIGA

Kanopus 465 kg (each satellite)

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https://www.roscosmos.ru/24583/

First para via Google translate:

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January 23, 2018 at the cosmodrome EASTERN specialists of the companies of Roscosmos completed the assembly of the space head of the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket. In the assembly and testing building of space vehicles, the head fairing was swept to the Fregat upper stage with the spacecraft "Kanopus-V" No. 3 and No. 4 and satellites of the associated payload.

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The images of the payload stack show (at least) 3 dummy payloads (2 larger identical cube shaped and a smaller one on the left side). Apparently there were some satellites de-manifested from this launch.

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NOTAMs for 1st & 2nd stages
P0349/18
-  RESTRICTED AREA ACT: UHR1309. GND - UNL, 01-04 0155-0245, 01 FEB 01:55 2018 UNTIL 04 FEB 02:45 2018. CREATED: 28 JAN 15:59 2018
P0343/18 -  FLW ATS RTE SEGMENTS CLSD: B811 SREDNEBELOYE NDB (WZ) - NINON, G229 UDRIL - NINON, G494 BANIR - SOVIK, R211 SOVIK - PARIS, A333 GIMOL - LALIR, A718 IDMIR - LALIR, G494 LALIR - NALEB, B953 PITIL - ARDIB, B153 VEDAL - ARTUN, B830 NITEL - ODELI, G231 TELRO - OLEMU. SFC - UNL, DAILY 0155-0245, 01 FEB 01:55 2018 UNTIL 04 FEB 02:45 2018. CREATED: 28 JAN 08:30 2018
P0351/18 -  RESTRICTED AREA ACT: UHR1308. GND - UNL, 01-04 0155-0245, 01 FEB 01:55 2018 UNTIL 04 FEB 02:45 2018. CREATED: 28 JAN 15:59 2018
P0350/18 -  RESTRICTED AREA ACT: UHR1306. GND - UNL, 01-04 0155-0245, 01 FEB 01:55 2018 UNTIL 04 FEB 02:45 2018. CREATED: 28 JAN 15:59 2018
P0348/18 -  RESTRICTED AREA ACT: UHR1317. GND - UNL, 01-04 0155-0245, 01 FEB 01:55 2018 UNTIL 04 FEB 02:45 2018. CREATED: 28 JAN 14:47 2018
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Launch timeline from https://www.roscosmos.ru/24526/ (all times in UTC):

    02:07:18 - Liftoff
    02:09:16 - 1st stage separation
    02:11:01 - Fairing separation
    02:12:05 - 2nd stage separation
    02:16:07 - Separation of the upper stage from the 3rd stage
    02:16:12 - 02:17:07 - Frigate 1st burn
    03:03:10 - 03:04:35 - Frigate 2nd burn (entering orbit for the separation of Kanopus-V)
    03:06:15 - 03:12:05 - Separation of Kanopus-V No. 3 and 4
    03:43:58 - 03:45:05 - Frigate 3rd burn
    04:26:28 - 04:27:34 - Frigate 4th burn (entering orbit for the separation of secondary payloads)
    04:33:02 - 04:33:32 - Separation of the 4 S-NET satellites
    04:37:12 - 04:50:32 - Separation of 4 Lemur satellites and D-Star One
    05:18:08 - 06:09:48 - Frigate 5th and 6th burns
    06:58:58 - 07:00:46 - Frigate de-orbit burn
    ~07:34:44 - Entry of the upper stage into the atmosphere (altitude 100 km) over ​​the Pacific Ocean

IIRC, the Kanopus-V satellites are similar to No.1 launched 5 years ago. Technical information can be found at https://directory.eoportal.org/web/eoportal/satellite-missions/k/kanopus-v-1.

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Would the 5th and 6th burns be to reach orbit for one of the de-manifested payloads?

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https://twitter.com/deimosimaging/status/958672856803610625
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Vostochny Cosmodrome's Site 1S was looking great from the orbit of #DEIMOS2  this morning! Good luck @roscosmos for tomorrow's launch of #Soyuz with #Kanopus-V 3 and 4

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NOTAM for 3rd stage debris
A0080/18 -  THE RUSSIAN FEDERAL SPACE AGENCY PLANS TO LAUNCH MISSILE ON 01ST FEBRUARY 2018 FROM 0200 TO 0330 UTC. ALTERNATE LAUNCH DATES ARE: 02, 03, 04 FEBRUARY 2018. IMPACT AREA WILL BE CLOSED DURING THIS PERIOD. MISSILE FRAGMENTS WILL HAVE AN IMPACT AREA BOUNDED BY THE FOLLOWING COORDINATES: 105840N 0483934W, 180000N 0471700W, 180000N 0461800W, 104800N 0474514W, 105840N 0483934W. CHANGES TO THE SCHEDULE WILL BE PROMULGATED. ... SFC - UNL, 01 FEB 02:00 2018 UNTIL 04 FEB 03:30 2018. CREATED: 25 JAN 18:29 2018

A0053/18 -  DUE TO A RUSSIAN MISSILE LAUNCH, NEW YORK OCEANIC WILL NOT ACCEPT IFR FLT WI THAT SPLASHDOWN AIRSPACE WI AN AREA DEFINED AS 1800N04717W TO 2749N04509W TO 2738N04409W TO 1800N04618W TO POINT OF ORIGIN. THE FOLLOWING OCEANIC ROUTE WILL BE AFFECTED: L435. SFC - FL999, DLY 0200-0330, 01 FEB 02:00 2018 UNTIL 04 FEB 03:30 2018. CREATED: 31 JAN 14:46 2018
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Moved for live coverage.

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Does anyone have the YT link for the live broadcast?
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Does anyone have the YT link for the live broadcast?
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Waiting for the launch preparation building to roll back.
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Time till launch?
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Time till launch?

Launch is at 2:07 UTC, which is about 1 hour 36 minutes away.
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Livestream just went offline.
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We're back again!

T-1 hour 29 minutes.
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T-1 hour 15 minutes. Russian commentators are speaking.
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Building is rolling back.
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T-1 hour 6 minutes. Vehicle now in view.
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T-1 hour.
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Exact launch time is 02:07:18 UTC.
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I assume the two tall towers are lightning towers, but what are the smaller ones?
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The youtube video seems like it is only 32 minutes long? Are people using a different broadcast?

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T-50 minutes.
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The youtube video seems like it is only 32 minutes long? Are people using a different broadcast?

Try this updated link: 


« Last Edit: 02/01/2018 12:18 AM by catdlr »
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I assume the two tall towers are lightning towers, but what are the smaller ones?

Lighting.
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I assume the two tall towers are lightning towers, but what are the smaller ones?

The blue-white ones seem like pad light towers, not sure about the red-white small towers.

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Saying they got a free flight from Roscosmos for a flight spare, presumably for a payload lost on the previous flight.
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T-20 minutes. Showing another preparation video.
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Saying they got a free flight from Roscosmos for a flight spare, presumably for a payload lost on the previous flight.

Right. D-Star One, now turned D-Star One v1.1 Phoenix.

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T-10 minutes. Looks like a NOAA logo on the fairing.
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Booster sep wasn't all that visible.

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Fairing sep.

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Fairing separation.

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Second stage separation.

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T+8 minutes. Not showing the launch animation. Back to the pad.
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T+9 minutes. Third stage separation should be soon.
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Webcast has ended!
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Exact launch time 02:07:18.130UTC.

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Booster sep wasn't all that visible.

I notice that too, I kept waiting for it to occur.With the webcast ending so soon, I'm worried

Here is the video look at 1:31:37.  The booster does shut down but I never see them separate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=559FQu0WWaw?t=001



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HD video Soyuz-2.1a launch with Kanopus-V №3 & Kanopus-V №4

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Was odd that part way through the animation the webcast went back to the pad, then just ended. Waiting for updates, but doesn't give you a good feeling. Hope we hear something positive soon!

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HD video Soyuz-2.1a launch with Kanopus-V №3 & Kanopus-V №4


I'm uploading a cropped version of this video at booster separation to YouTube.  I'll have the link in a few minutes.

Updated: YouTube was being bad tonight, so I uploaded to Vimeo instead.

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I've updated the post above.
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I've reviewed a previous Soyuz from this launch facility same camera angle.  Unfortunately, cloud cover blocks the view at booster separation.  I've also review launch at Baikonur and I"m able to see the booster separation but the camera angle, equipment could have been different.

Boy, this thread sure went quiet.  :-\

Update, I just realized the last launch from this launch site was a failure and the launch video abruptly ended after Second stage separation.
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I actually think the boosters separating were actually seen in the video above - the "puff of smoke" from the separation were clearly seen and I think I can even make out one of the separated boosters. The camera zoom was probably too small to show the details.

Roscosmos has issued the usual liftoff press release: https://www.roscosmos.ru/24633/
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I actually think the boosters separating were actually seen in the video above - the "puff of smoke" from the separation were clearly seen and I think I can even make out one of the separated boosters. The camera zoom was probably too small to show the details.

Roscosmos has issued the usual liftoff press release: https://www.roscosmos.ru/24633/

Here's that "puff of smoke" and what looks like two of the separated boosters. Seems like the press release is saying that this is a successful launch, although Fregate still has to complete its mission. A first stage separation failure would have likely sent the payloads into the drink. Perhaps we didn't see the separation clearly due to less zoom on the camera.

"ROSKOSMOS. LV "SOYUZ-2.1A" WITH SC "KANOPUS-B" No. 3 AND 4 STARTS FROM COSMODROME EAST
02/01/2018 05:18

On February 1, 2018, a space rocket successfully launched from the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle, the Fregat upper stage, Kanopus-V space probes №3 and 4, and nine American and German small spacecraft passing load. This was the third launch from the first Russian civilian cosmodrome EASTERN.

In 8 minutes 48 seconds after the start, the staffing of the head unit from the third stage of the carrier rocket and the Fregat upper stage proceeded to fulfill the flight task for the delivery of spacecraft to the calculated orbits. The overclocking unit will have to "fly" the spacecraft in three orbits due to seven inclusions of the orientation engines and the propulsion system and take a course to enter the Earth's atmosphere. After completing the flight program, the Fregat upper stage will be flooded in the non-navigable region of the Pacific Ocean. The input of the accelerating unit into the atmosphere of the planet is planned at an altitude of 100 km approximately at 10:34 Moscow time.

The separation of the spacecraft of the main load "Canopus-B" No. 3 and 4 is planned one hour after the launch. "
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Roscosmos have reported that the two Kanopus-V satellites have separated into their planned orbits: https://www.roscosmos.ru/24634/

The secondary payloads are still in transit to their separation orbits.
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Google translation below. Other payloads to separate from 4:33 to 4:50 UTC.

"ROSKOSMOS. SPACE APPLIANCES "KANOPUS-B" No. 3 AND No. 4 ARE REDUCED FOR DESIGN ORBITS
02/01/2018 06:51

On February 1, 2018, one hour after the start of the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle, the Fregat upper stage brought the main payload - the space probes of the Earth's remote sensing "Canopus-B" No. 3 and No. 4 to the calculated orbits. Separation of space vehicles passed regularly at 6:06 Moscow time and 6:12 Moscow time on the solar-synchronous circum-circular orbits.

After the separation of the spacecraft "Kanopus-V" No. 3 and 4 from the upper stage, the specialists of the Main Operational Control Group at the Mission Control Center (MCC) began to control their flight. In the near future, the satellites will begin to work as part of the space complex "Kanopus-V" in conjunction with the already launched into the orbit of the spacecraft "Canopus-B" No. 1 and spacecraft "Canopus-V-IC".

Meanwhile, the "Fregat" upper stage continues to fulfill the flight task of the launch campaign. He will deliver to the target orbits nine American and German small spacecraft S-Net, Lemur and D-Star One, launched as a passing payload under the contracts of OAO Glavkosmos. Separation of small space vehicles is scheduled from 07:33 Moscow time to 07:50 Moscow time."
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So thus we wait for Orbital data from Space Track and/or the owners to announce that they have contact with their satellites?
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First TLE is posted on Space-track.org - 43180

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First TLE is posted on Space-track.org - 43180

Which shows a very normal 503 x 509 km x 97.47 deg. polar orbit.  :)
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Roscosmos has also confirmed that the secondary payloads have been separated into their planned orbits: https://www.roscosmos.ru/24635/
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Launch pics provided by Roscosmos

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Official video from Roscosmos:

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2018-014A/43180 in 503 x 509 km x 97.47°
2018-014B/43181 in 500 x 511 km x 97.47°
LTAN = 11:23 am

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#КанопусВ: получены первые снимки участков земной поверхности с космического аппарата «Канопус-В» №3 https://www.roscosmos.ru/24685/

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https://www.roscosmos.ru/24685/ : The first images of the Earth surface from the spacecraft "Canopus-B" are obtained № 3 #ttps://t.co/tC87I7CG3f

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Re: first images

What/where is this place?
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Re: first images

What/where is this place?

Abu Dhabi
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Still only orbital data for nine objects from this launch, the two Kanopus in one orbit and seven others in a higher orbit.  There should be nine others, so have there been two separation failures?  If so, two payloads have presumably been de-orbited with the Fregat.

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Still only orbital data for nine objects from this launch, the two Kanopus in one orbit and seven others in a higher orbit.  There should be nine others, so have there been two separation failures?  If so, two payloads have presumably been de-orbited with the Fregat.

TU Berlin reports to have contact with all four S-Net satellites with three of them being tracked.

http://www.raumfahrttechnik.tu-berlin.de/menue/forschung/aktuelle_projekte/s_net/

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* 2018.02.07: We are currently tracking TLEs: 43186, 43187, 43188. Satellite states are excellent.

* 2018.02.01: Ground contact with all four satellites was established. We are currently in LEOP.

* 2018.02.01: The launch of four S-NET satellites with Soyuz / Fregat from cosmodrome Vostochy has been successful

So if there were indeed two satellites not deployed, they should be among the cubesats.

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Better Than GoPro! Special Russian Camera Catches Spectacular Launch of Soyuz Rocket


Russia Insight
Published on Feb 11, 2018

By the end of the year, two more rockets will be launched from the Vostochny cosmodrome. In 2019, there'll be more launches. This was reported today by Roscosmos several hours later after successfully launching the Soyuz rocket carrier with 11 satellites on board.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XR6FKjNifws?t=001

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So if there were indeed two satellites not deployed, they should be among the cubesats.
All four Lemurs now identified, radio amateurs report tracking D-Star, TUB says all four of its are OK, so why two short?

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43189 was added today - appears to be one of the S-Nets.

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Only one to go then, maybe they're just hard to track?

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