2014 UK CubeSat Workshop

Dr Chris Bridges M6OBC and STRaND-1

Dr Chris Bridges M6OBC and STRaND-1

The UK CubeSat Workshop, planned for Tuesday, May 13, 2014, will include presentations on the amateur radio satellites FUNcube-1 and UKube-1.

The workshop will take place at the Satellite Applications Catapult, Electron Building, Fermi Avenue, Harwell OX11 0QR.

Graham Shirville G3VZV will be giving a presentation on FUNcube-1 titled CubeSats as Educational Tools and there will be a live FUNcube-1 contact using the SatCatapult VHF/UHF Groundstation.

Steve Greenland of Clyde Space receives the AMSAT-UK FUNcube-2 boards that will be incorporated into UKube-1

Steve Greenland of Clyde Space receiving the AMSAT-UK FUNcube-2 boards for UKube-1

Chris Bridges M6OBC will cover the Recommendations & Progression from the 2013 UK CubeSat Workshop while Steve Greenland will talk about the UK Space Agency’s first CubeSat UKube-1. This is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2014 and carries a 435/145 MHz linear transponder.

The workshop will also feature a tour of the SatCatapult Mission Operations Centre and Groundstation.

Don’t miss out on this premier CubeSat event, further details at http://www.cubesatforum.org.uk/wordpress/2014-uk-cubesat-workshop/

uk-space-agency-logo-rgb-121v2.ashxIf you are interested in PocketQubes, CubeSats or Nanosats make sure you register on the UK CubeSat Forum. Note: you don’t have to be based in the UK to register. http://www.cubesatforum.org.uk/

UK CubeSat Forum established https://amsat-uk.org/2013/12/19/announcing-the-uk-cubesat-forum/

Satellite Applications Catapult https://sa.catapult.org.uk/