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17.02.2011

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February 10 was held for the first time inclusion of the satellite "Cedar" - RS1S to verify its efficiency through an antenna amateur radio system onboard the ISS. The satellite is working normally, and many hams have heard him on the air.

Satellite and cedar board system amateur radio satellite to the ISS
Satellite and cedar board system amateur radio satellite to the ISS

Launching an educational radio amateur satellite "Cedar" from the International Space Station (ISS) are scheduled during the release of astronauts into space on Feb. 16, was rescheduled for a later date. "The decision to postpone the manual removal of the satellite on the next spacewalk," - said on Sunday, chief specialist of the Rocket and Space Corporation Energia, the technical director of the experiment "RadioSkaf, great-grandson of Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Sergey Samburu. (RV3DR)

Dmitry Kontdratev during the test checks on Feb. 10
Dmitry Kontdratev during the test checks on Feb. 10

According to him, delaying the launch of the satellite is not due to technical problems or coming soon to the station spacecraft, the flight which "Cedar" could threaten. "Just after the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight, removing the satellite would be more appropriate," - said Samburu Interfax. 30-pound amateur satellite educational "Cedar" is included on board the ISS in April 12, 2011, to the day of the anniversary the first manned flight.

Oleg Skripochka
Oleg Skripochka

In the period April 10-12, the satellite will transmit 25 welcome messages in 15 languages, telemetry and images the earth's surface in the regime of SSTV. This information will be able to take ground station amateur radio.

Technology panel satellites with the emblem KurskSTU
Technology panel satellites with the emblem KurskSTU

"RadioSkaf" performed in the student project of youth in Russia and abroad. That experiment - the first step in a comprehensive program to build and operate mini-satellite - a class of small satellites weighing up to 100 kg.

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