Welcome to our newest NESS science team member Sarah Greenstreet, a doctoral student at the University of British Columbia. Sarah researches the orbital distribution of asteroids in the inner solar system with her supervisor Brett Gladman, a long-time NESS science team member. Sarah also simulates the discovery performance of the NEOSSat telescope.
The spacecraft remains responsive and healthy. Mission Operations Centre is testing additional systems. Acquisition of dark images from the science and ACS (attitude control system) CCDs has begun.
The spacecraft is responsive and healthy. Testing of systems and software is ongoing.
Canadian nano satellites ready to push the-boundaries of spaceflight, via Globe and Mail
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System testing of NEOSSat has been started by Mission Operations Centre. This formal commissioning period is scheduled for two months.
Mission Operations Centre (MOC) in St-Hubert, Quebec, was able to quickly establish contact with spacecraft.
Science team relieved to see the successful launch of NEOSSat and six other satellites.
Indian rocket carries Canadian satellites into space
ISRO successfully launches PSLV-C20 carrying seven satellites