July 30, 2009 at 1722 UTC, space shuttle Endeavor (STS-127) deployed the Atmospheric Neutral Density Experiment (ANDE) consisting of two satellites, Pollux and Castor. The Deployment happens just after 5:00. You can read more about the ANDE mission here.
Celestia 1.6.0 is now available for download. Last night I decided to test drive it by executing the demo script and recording it on my Mac.
I was playing around with WebSDR the other night. It was really fun – next I’ll try to record myself on 80 or 40 meters 🙂 Watch in HD resolution.
On July 20, AMSAT will mark the 40th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing with a special event on the AO-51 amateur radio satellite. During evening passes in the U.S. and Europe, AO-51 will transmit a message commemorating the event. The message will be transmitted on the 435.300 MHz FM downlink and will contain … Read more