Author Topic: CBERS-4A, ETRSS-1 and others - CZ-4B - Taiyuan - December 20, 2019 (03:22 UTC)  (Read 23636 times)

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ETRSS-1 (and possibly MN50-01, MN10-03, MN10-04) to be launched as secundary payloads of the CBERS-4A launch on December 17.
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The small FloripaSat, a cubesat developed by the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) with the Brazilian Space Agency, will also be launched with CBERS-4A. The FloripaSat will be used for research and technology development.

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« Last Edit: 11/30/2019 08:51 am by Satori »

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Solar array attached and tested to CBERS-4A on November 27.

Gerador Solar é integrado ao Satélite CBERS 04A na base de lançamento na China (in Portuguese).
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Electromagnetic compatibility testing between the CBERS 04A satellite and the newly installed Cuiabá Earth Station antenna has been successfully conducted by teams from the National Space Research Institute (INPE) and the Chinese Academy of Space Technology (CAST). The tests took place between 4 and 8 November.

Testes de compatibilidade entre satélite CBERS 04A e Estação de Cuiabá são realizados com sucesso (in Portuguese).

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Payload transfer to the pad occurred on December 12.
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Well, Taiyuan CZ-4B launches are usually prime examples of launching without warnings....but we do have NOTAMs for this one!

A6339/19 (Issued for ZLHW ZHWH) - A TEMPORARY RESTRICTED AREA ESTABLISHED BOUNDED BY:
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BACK TO START.VERTICAL LIMITS:GND-UNL. ALL ACFT SHALL BE FORBIDDEN
TO FLY INTO THE RESTRICTED AREA. GND - UNL, 20 DEC 03:13 2019 UNTIL 20 DEC 03:41
2019. CREATED: 16 DEC 01:23 2019

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BACK TO START.VERTICAL LIMITS:GND-UNL. ALL ACFT SHALL BE FORBIDDEN
TO FLY INTO THE RESTRICTED AREA. GND - UNL, 20 DEC 03:13 2019 UNTIL 20 DEC 03:47
2019. CREATED: 16 DEC 01:24 2019
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Well, Taiyuan CZ-4B launches are usually prime examples of launching without warnings....but we do have NOTAMs for this one!

A6339/19 (Issued for ZLHW ZHWH) - A TEMPORARY RESTRICTED AREA ESTABLISHED BOUNDED BY:
N332024E1100629-N331623E1103152-N325328E1102010-N325628E1100116
BACK TO START.VERTICAL LIMITS:GND-UNL. ALL ACFT SHALL BE FORBIDDEN
TO FLY INTO THE RESTRICTED AREA. GND - UNL, 20 DEC 03:13 2019 UNTIL 20 DEC 03:41
2019. CREATED: 16 DEC 01:23 2019

A6340/19 - A TEMPORARY RESTRICTED AREA ESTABLISHED BOUNDED BY:
N315404E1094630-N315107E1100513-N311352E1095707-N311648E1093831
BACK TO START.VERTICAL LIMITS:GND-UNL. ALL ACFT SHALL BE FORBIDDEN
TO FLY INTO THE RESTRICTED AREA. GND - UNL, 20 DEC 03:13 2019 UNTIL 20 DEC 03:47
2019. CREATED: 16 DEC 01:24 2019

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Well, Taiyuan CZ-4B launches are usually prime examples of launching without warnings....but we do have NOTAMs for this one!

A6339/19 (Issued for ZLHW ZHWH) - A TEMPORARY RESTRICTED AREA ESTABLISHED BOUNDED BY:
N332024E1100629-N331623E1103152-N325328E1102010-N325628E1100116
BACK TO START.VERTICAL LIMITS:GND-UNL. ALL ACFT SHALL BE FORBIDDEN
TO FLY INTO THE RESTRICTED AREA. GND - UNL, 20 DEC 03:13 2019 UNTIL 20 DEC 03:41
2019. CREATED: 16 DEC 01:23 2019

A6340/19 - A TEMPORARY RESTRICTED AREA ESTABLISHED BOUNDED BY:
N315404E1094630-N315107E1100513-N311352E1095707-N311648E1093831
BACK TO START.VERTICAL LIMITS:GND-UNL. ALL ACFT SHALL BE FORBIDDEN
TO FLY INTO THE RESTRICTED AREA. GND - UNL, 20 DEC 03:13 2019 UNTIL 20 DEC 03:47
2019. CREATED: 16 DEC 01:24 2019


A0245/19 - DUE TO SPACEFLIGHT ACTIVITIES, THE FLIGHT SAFETY OF THE AIRCRAFT IN FOLLOWING AREAS MAY BE AFFECTED ON DEC 20, 2019. WE RECOMMEND THAT THE CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITIES AND OPERATORS CONCERNED TAKE THE NECESSARY MEASURES TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF FLIGHT.DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS: ON DEC 20, 2019, FROM 0315-0348 UTC: N144804E1061536-N144059E1065935-N132844E1064717-N133549E1060329 FOUR-POINT CONNECTION RANGE.VERTICAL ALTITUDE:GND-UNL. ANY CHANGES TO THE SCHEDULE WILL BE FORWARDED TO YOU IMMEDIATELY. THANK YOU FOR COOPERATION. GND - UNL, 20 DEC 03:15 2019 UNTIL 20 DEC 03:48 2019. CREATED: 17 DEC 07:52 2019
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Three 'micro-sats' will be on this mission. We know FloripaSat...

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Any chance of some kind of live coverage from e.g. the Brazilian side? I remember that 5 years ago we got some very poor quality audio from the MCC, but just enough to hear the call-outs in real time.....
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Any chance of some kind of live coverage from e.g. the Brazilian side? I remember that 5 years ago we got some very poor quality audio from the MCC, but just enough to hear the call-outs in real time.....

The old link hasn't been updated since May (http://www.lit.inpe.br/aovivo) and I haven't found a single government/space agency site/youtube channel that even mention words webcast/broadcast/live transmission in relation to the launch. Brazilian or Ethiopian.

Quick edit: no video live transmissions, I mean, some posts (https://www.agoravale.com.br/noticias/Informativo/satelite-cbers-04a-sera-lancado-no-inicio-da-madrugada-desta-sexta-feira) do mention an audio feed via phone call from Taiyuan but it won't be publicly accessible.
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CAS-6/Tianqin-1 to be onboard.

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Another microsatellite. :)

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CAS-6/Tianqin-1 to be onboard.

According to https://amsat-uk.org/2019/12/19/camsat-cas-6-satellite/ Tianqin-1 is a technology test satellite and CAS-6 is an amateur radio payload piggybacked on that satellite.

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Another microsatellite. :)
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CAS-6/Tianqin-1 to be onboard.

According to https://amsat-uk.org/2019/12/19/camsat-cas-6-satellite/ Tianqin-1 is a technology test satellite and CAS-6 is an amateur radio payload piggybacked on that satellite.


But, according to http://www.arrl.org/news/china-to-launch-camsat-cas-6-satellite-on-december-20

"The CAMSAT CAS-6 amateur radio payload is set for launch on Friday, December 20, at 0321 UTC from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, piggybacked on a TIANQIN-1 technology test satellite, using a CZ-4B launch vehicle. The primary launch payload is the China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite CBERS-4A.

The microsatellite, to be known as CAS-6/TIANQIN-1..."

So, Tianqin-1 is other designation for CAS-6 (?)
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Another microsatellite. :)
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