2010

First Annual SASA Congress

Sumbandilasat Successfully Launched

SumbandilaSat was successfully launched on 17 September at 17:55:09 CAT (Central African Time). The satellite was released form the rocket while over the Antarctic and accessed by the ground station at the Stellenbosch University ten minutes later when the first command was sent to “wake up” the satellites. Despite the low elevation orbit of less than 10 degrees SumbandilaSat responded well with its first telemetry
Read More...