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Atlas 5 rocket with mini space shuttle X-37B and ten cubes was lainched from the Florida spaceport Cape Canaveral in May 20, 2015. There are transponders on satellites PSat A and BRICSat-P that were developed, constructed and tested in the Experimental Satellites Labratory at Brno University of Technology.
Global Symposium and Workshop of ITU Radiocommunication Sector will be held on 2-4 March 2015 in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague. Focus will be put on the issues associated with the implementation and regulation of radiocommunication networks using small satellites.
Czech Space Office has successfully completed its participation at the 65th International Astronautical Congress in Toronto. The time at the Cogress the CSO devoted to promoting Czech aerospace. CSO has also been involved in the activities of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) of which the CSO director serves as vicepresident.
The last day, the Congress was open to public and the program was also attended by many children and their teachers. The General Assembly has chosen venue of IAC Congress in 2017, the Australian Adelaide. Jan Kolář, the director of CSO, was re-elected for IAF Vice president and we evaluate the Toronto Congress more or less positively.
The fourth day of the Congress was very busy due to negotiations with the IAF and affiliates and discussions carried out during the Congress exhibition. As in previous days, the topic of small satellites came up several times, because its realization and launch today provide dozens of private companies and universities.
The third day of the Congress began with the extension of range of our promotional materials by American company XCOR Aerospace and it continued with the visit of several university booths and start-up companies focused on building small satellites and presenting a joint poster with colleagues from Kosmonauta.net.