ATLAS Space Operations together with Earth Observation Research & Innovation centre (EORIC) will be supporting the Satellite launch of FalconSat which will ride aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the SLC-4E, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
FalconSAT is the name of the United States Air Force Academy’s small satellite engineering program. Satellites are designed, built, tested, and operated by Academy cadets. The project is administered by the USAFA Space Systems Research Centre under the direction of the Department of Astronautics.
EORIC and ATLAS would provide Telemetry, Tracking & Control (TT&C) support for FalconSat, from the EORC lab. The launch has been postponed till further notice.