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|Nova 1||09/09/06||KML||First CU Spaceflight launch|
|Nova 2||19/11/06||Flight to test new hardware, unfortunately lost at sea.|
|Nova 3||07/01/07||Flight to test new cutdown design, found in Germany!|
|Nova 4||07/03/07||Test-bed gondala for an early Martlet design, now lost in the mists of time.|
|Nova 5||24/03/07||Launched at the National Science Week event at the Cavendish laboratory.|
|Nova 6||23/07/08||KML||First flight of Badger1.|
|Nova 7||25/07/08||Second flight of Badger1, launched at dawn to catch sunrise.|
|Nova 8 / HAPS-D||29/08/08||Flight in collaberation with Doug Ellison again to catch sunrise.|
|Nova 9||01/12/08||Teddies launch with Parkside and Colleridge schools.|
|Nova 10||22/03/09||KML||Star-tracker test flight with two balloons.|
|Nova 11||Re-flight of the star-tracker experiment|
|Nova 12||A flight to take some images for a marketing firm.|
|Nova 13||UK Space Challenge launch carrying 3 payloads built by secondary school teams.|
|Nova 14||21/08/09||KML||BadgerCub first flight and first uplink to payload.|
|Nova 16||03/12/09||KML||Badger2 first flight and uplink tests|
|Nova 17||24/02/10||KML||Badger2 and BadgerCub integrated uplink and downlink test|
|Nova 18||17/05/10||Ferret tracker flight 2|
|Nova 19||23/06/11||KML||Squirrel and Weasel Arduino Tracker|
|Nova 20||11/03/11||Squirrel launch 3 with SSTV|
|Nova 21||28/03/11||Joey-M test flight|
|Nova 22||28/03/11||Second flight of Wombat, plus the Southampton ASTRA payload (UHF and HF)|
|Nova 23||10/08/12||Joey flight with new custom crystal on 434.630MHz + 4 GoPro Hero 2 cameras|
|Nova 24||11/10/12||Joey on 434.630MHz + Wombat on 434.000MHz + 1 GoPro Hero 2 camera|
|Nova 25||06/09/14||Joey on 434.595MHz (Disney 1)|
|Nova 26||27/09/14||Joey on 434.593MHz, 50bd 300Hz shift 8N2 RTTY (Disney 2)|
|Nova 27||30/09/14||Joey on 434.593MHz, 50bd 300Hz shift 8N2 RTTY: Balloon mapping|
|Nova 28||16/03/15||Joey, 434.63MHz, 50bd 425Hz shift 8N2 RTTY (School)|
|Nova 29||22/04/15||Joey, 434.63MHz, 50bd 425Hz shift 8N2 RTTY (School)|
|Nova 30||15/11/15||Joey, 434.63MHz, 50bd 425Hz shift 8N2 RTTY (Internal demo flight)|
|Nova 31||25/05/15||Joey, 434.52MHz, 50bd 270Hz shift 8N2 RTTY (School)|
Flight page template you can use to add details of a flight.
Notes on Filling out a launch card.
Electronics and Software Team page for ideas and coordinating things we need to do.
See the pcb checklist for things to check on your PCBs before manufacture!
Beginner's guide to Tracking CU Spaceflight Payloads
RocketBoard1 - Experimental rocket flight computer for testing the software GPS.
Project Squirrel - an Android based flight computer.
ADF7021 transceiver - Budding transceiver
Trackotron - Control system for the automatic antenna payload for hands-off high altitude balloon tracking.
skunk - Helium flowmeter and balloon filling control
static test rig - Static test rig for testing solid fuel burners to measure loads in several axes.
Kestrel -Rocket stabilisation system development