(Photo credit: Andy Kale, Univ. of Alberta)

Ex-Alta 1 is currently in Florida awaiting launch to the International Space Station, aboard an Atlas V rocket.  Launch is scheduled for 11:11 am EDT, Tuesday April 18 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Click on the following links for more information:

Videos (Credit Andy Kale and University of Alberta):

Deployment

Assembly

Ex-Alta 1 Project

Launch updates:

https://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/events/events-calendar/2017/april/rocket-launch-ula-atlas-v-oa-7

https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=41564.msg1666179#msg1666179

www.orbitalatk.com/news-room/feature-stories/OA7-Mission-Page/default.aspx?prid=180

Additional info:

Canadian Space Agency CubeSat page

Canadian Space Agency Ex-Alta 1 page

 

 


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