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Episode 380: DOWNLINK--Alex Doknjas and Biarki Weeks


Spaceflight News

— Test Fest III

— Ariane 6 test fires upper stage engines (esa.int)

— Aerojet-Rocketdyne tests new solid motor (rocket.com) (PAYWALL: aviationweek.com)

— BE-4 full-duration firing (Video: twitter.com/torybruno)

— Stoke Space ring firing (ifiberone.com) (twitter.com/stoke_space) (MP4: uploads-ssl.webflow.com VIA stokespace.com/vision) (twitter.com/jenakuns) (arstechnica.com)

Short & Sweet

— Ireland’s first satellite readies for launch (bbc.com) (eirsat1.ie)

— Crew-5 launches to Station (americaspace.com)

— Engineers regain control of CAPSTONE (spacenews.com)

Interview – UVic ORCASat team: Alex Doknjas, Project Manager and Biarki Weeks, Undergrad Technical Lead

— The team published a wonderful assembly timelapse (youtube.com)

— Orcasat.ca

— uvsd.ca

— youtube.com

— twitter.com/AlexDoknjas

— linkedin.com/in/alexander-doknjas-5b30b310b

— twitter.com/biarkiweeks

— linkedin.com/in/biarki-weeks-463a9579

This Week in Spaceflight History

— 11 October 1968: The launch of Apollo 7 (en.wikipedia.org) (collectspace.com)

— Next week (10/18 - 10/24) in 2008: Let’s start with a weather satellite


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