Third and Final Burn Complete; Preps for P-POD Deployment

Release of the CubeSats from the P-POD deployers will begin in about 6.5 minutes. The CubeSats in the ELaNa XIV payload are:

  • RadFxSat – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.
  • EagleSat – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Ariz.
  • MiRaTA – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
  • MakerSat – Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho

The three P-PODs mounted to the Delta II second stage will be deployed one by one, one minute and 40 seconds apart.

Managers have confirmed a successful solar array deployment for JPSS-1.