HERE WE GO WITH BLT-23!
ARGUS - Eyes In The Sky!
The Primary Launch Date is August 25, 2007 at 10 AM.
Are you ready? We Are!
Artist's Concept of the BLT-23 ARGUS Configuration...
April 18, 2007 - BLT-23 Planning Meeting
May 16, 2007 - Test and Configuration
June 23, 2007 - Test and Calibration
July 18, 2007 - Construction Meeting
August 15, 2007 - Integration Meeting
August 24, 2007 - Completion and Final Test
August 25, 2007 - The Flight Of BLT-23!!
List of BLT-23 Payloads:
Multicam Live Main Payload Color ATV & Infrared ATV = 1255 FM 900 mW
Crossband FM Repeater Uplink = 147.435 & Downlink = 446.000
APRS GPS Downlink = 440.950 W5ACM-9 250 mW
Backup APRS GPS Downlink = 445.925 W5B-2 300 mW
Digital Camera with a picture every 15 seconds
Small Rocket for a low-altitude launch - Carrier Beacon = 50.350 25 mW
Remote Control System for Cameras and Rocket Launcher
Digital Camcorder watching the Rocket
W5B Special Event Station via HAMSATS & BLT Crossband Repeater
W5B Launch Coordination Frequency = 147.435 MHz
Don't Miss It! We're on for August 25, 2007!