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# L-10 Summer 2013

[[!img LV2.3-October.png alt="L-10 Mission patch" class="picture"]]

<span style="font-size:2.0em;">Proposed Launch Date: Sunday June 30th, 2013</span>

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There are only <span id="tuesdays">?</span> regular Tuesday night meetings until launch!

_Current status: mild tension._

[[!toc levels=4]]

## Improvement Goals for Spring

### Major Initiatives

#### "RocketNet" Data and Power Distribution Board (ECE Capstone course)

 - STM32-controlled power switches
 - 8 port 100Mbps Ethernet switch
 - Umbilical interface and battery charger

#### Battery Board

 - Charge Balance
 - Fuel Gauge

#### Olimex STM32-E407 based IMU with Ethernet

#### Olimex STM32-E407 based roll control with Ethernet

#### LTC API

 - And Ground software
 - Awesome launch button
 - No gel cel for ignition (liPo instead)

#### Roll Control on FC

#### FC Rocket Ready based on real contstraints

 - Requirements Documentation


#### RocketTracks

 - Stretch goal?

#### Baro sensor

#### Test ground side electronics, RasPi

#### GPS RF Front End

#### Update Camera

### Technical Nitpicks

 - Test Umbilical?
    - Shorten signal pins?
 - More thought out cabling
    - Standard wires?
 - Test GPS
 - Connectors
    - 3D Print?
 - USB connector on Alpha
 - LTC shutdown cleanly

# Logistics

## Pre-launch Timeline

[[!table data="""
Date     | Activity
Sun 6/02 | Integration day @ Dave's house (?) / Code + feature freeze 
         |
Sun 6/16 | Final prep and integration test day @ Dave's house / Final Checklist
         |
Tue 6/25 | Go/No Go decision, final logistics, etc.
Thu 6/27 | Weather last call
"""]]


## Launch weekend timeline


[[!table data="""
Date     | Time      | Activity
Fri 6/28 | Evening   | Prep equipment and pack up toy hauler at Dave's house.
Sat 6/29 | Morning   | Depart from Dave's house for Brothers.
Sat 6/29 | Afternoon | Arrive in Brothers, set up launch tower, prep rocket for flight, watch other people's rockets.
Sat 6/29 | Evening   | Final tower and LTC assembly and testing, final rocket assembly. Astronomy, after the moon goes down.
Sun 6/30 | Early     | Rocket to pad, final system testing before flight.
Sun 6/30 | 9:00am    | Launch!
Sun 6/30 | Afternoon | Recovery, debrief, pack, drive back to PDX
Sun 6/30 | Evening   | Unload rocket stuff at Dave's house.
"""]]


## Things to do before launch:

### ASAP!:

1. TBD
 
### Do Early:

 - <del>Full communications test</del>
 - Launch Tower Computer test
 - Rocket Tracks electronics (Andrew)
 - Rocket Tracks programming (RT Crew)
 - System Integration/Dress Rehearsal
 - Fix generator (Generator? which generator?)
 - Get camera module (Frank)

### Do closer to launch:

 - Clean NSR and reafix (Dan)
 - Reload line cutters (Dave)
 - Pack chutes (Tim)

### TODO Friday(Integration day)

 - Add a permanent ARP cache entry on the flight computer for the MAC Address of the USB wifi adapter on TrackMaster



## Procedures:

#### See the [[Procedure Book for this launch|procedurebook]]


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