One checkbox implementation in mission control web interface - real-time data for orientation vectors for ground station antenna. == Same xml file used for visualization of a CubeSat trajectory, also used to feed antenna control.
It seems that many Americans are under the vastly-mistaken impression that space exploration is in decline in the U.S. While it's true that the United States. does not currently have a native means to send humans into space, the notion that the U.S. space program has dissipated could not be further from the truth.
ARCA performed a long range avionics tests regarding command-control and telemetry equipment. This equipment will be used for the Flight Command and Control Center and aerospace vehicles that are under development at ARCA. This test took place between Valcea and Olt Counties at a range of 98,7 km.
Members of the rocketry team have been working in the recovery system of our MMX rocket.
Below, a video of the latest test:
On the second day of the Team Summit, held in Santiago de Chile, the teams were updating on their status and activities. All teams except three attended the Summit.
The technical approach of each team is very diverse. While some of the teams are “just” developing a small rover to be boarded to another team’s lander, other teams are facing the amazing challenge of building their own launcher.
Some weeks ago, Barcelona Moon Team attended the GLXP Team Summit that was held in Santiago of Chile, this year. During three days the teams discussed many aspects of the mission with the X PRIZE Foundation and Google. They also presented their status and had fun!