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# PSAS Launch-10 Summer 2013

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

<span style="font-size:2.4em;">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: Full Panic._

[[!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

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

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

#### LTC API

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

#### Roll Control on FC

#### FC Rocket Ready based on real contstraints

 - 

#### RocketTracks

 - Stretch goal?

#### Update Camera

#### 3D Printed Connectors


### Technical Nitpicks

 - More thoroughly test GPS
 - Ground systems test (antennas, wifi)
 - Integration test
 - FCF test

# Logistics

## Pre-launch Timeline

Here is the timeline circa May 21st, 2013:

[[!img calendar.png size="600x331" alt="Best guess timeline"]]

[[!table data="""
Date     | Activity
Sat 6/08 | Integration day 1 @ Dave's house Raise Tower
Sat 6/22 | 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
Sat 6/29 | Drive to Brothers
Sun 6/30 | Launch!!
"""]]


## 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 | 10:00am   | 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:

### Do Early:

 - <del>Full communications test</del>
 - <del>Launch Tower Computer test</del>
 - <del>Rocket Tracks programming (RT Crew)</del> Not this launch
 - <del>System Integration/Dress Rehearsal</del>
 - <del>Fix generator (done, daves generator, working reliably as of June, successfully tested and used during tower prep)</del>
 - <del>Get camera module (Dave)</del>

### Do closer to launch:

 - <del>Clean NSR and reafix</del>
 - <del>Reload line cutters (Dave - Done June 10, 2013)</del>
 - Pack chutes (Tim)


### <del>Dress Rehearsal Saturday 11:00am at Dave's House</del>

### Friday Before Launch

1:00 pm at DC

5 people to pull down tower and pack tools.


## Rides and Arrival Logistics

Packing at Dave's house Friday Night 5:30 pm.

Meet at the PSBA at 8:00 am Saturday.

People Driving (Saturday):

 - Dave
 - David
 - Casey (2)
 - Gavin (2)

People Needing Rides:

 - Nathan
 - Jenner
 - Zack
 - @donpdonp
 - Jamey + Sarah

Sunday Arrivals:

 - Kenny

## Procedures:

#### See the [[Procedure Book for this launch|https://github.com/psas/procedure-book]]


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