November 17, 2018 Aus

Es’hail-2 / P4-A positioning and IOT phase started

Von Peter Gülzow

Following the successful launch on November 15th of Es'hail-2 on board the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle, Mitsubishi (MELCO) and Es'hailSat will begin the In Orbit Testing (IOT) program once the satellite has been positioned in a test orbital slot...

November 17, 2018 Aus

Es’hail-2 with AMSAT P4-A transponders successfully launched

Von Peter Gülzow

On November 15th, the Es'hail-2 communications satellite for the Qatari satellie operator Es'hailSat (The Qatar Satellite Company) was launched on a Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX at Cape Canaveral spaceport. On board is AMSAT Phase 4-A, the first amateur radio...

November 13, 2018 Aus

Starttermin von Es’hail-2 offiziell bestätigt

Von Christian Henkel

Nachdem Space X den Triebwerk-Test an der Falcon 9 Rakete heute Nacht erfolgreich durchgeführt hat, wurde nun der Starttermin auch offiziell bestätigt. AMSAT-DL Präsident und Es’hail-2 Projektleiter Peter Gülzow und Projekt-Manager Achim Vollhardt, sind bereits auf dem Weg nach Florida...

November 11, 2018 Aus

Es’hail-2 – Phase 4 at last!

Von Christian Henkel

Es'hail-2 - Phase 4 at last! by Peter Guelzow DB2OS at the 31st annual AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium in Guildford on July 30, 2016.

November 8, 2018 Aus

P4-A / Es’hail-2 launches in a few days!

Von Peter Gülzow

As you can learn from various unofficial sources on the internet, the launch of Es'hail-2 with the two AMSAT transponders is now imminent (Photo: Official SpaceX Photo, SAOCOM 1A Mission, Public Domain).   Last test before the launch A few...

Oktober 19, 2018 Aus

P4-A NB Transponder Bandplan and Operating Guidelines

Von Peter Gülzow

This guide is being issued as an initial document in advance of the launch and commissioning of the Es’hail-2 spacecraft. This will enable potential users to be informed about the plans and operating procedures that should be adopted. It is...