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[[meta title="2000-10-07 - Successful launch of LV1b in Bend, OR"]]

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    <td bgcolor="#F5F5F5" width=725><b>Portland State Aerospace Society</b> has successfully launched their LV1b rocket to approximately 12,000 feet on October 7th. This launch verified new hardware including a 6 degree of freedom Inertial Measurement Unit incorporating accelerometers and gyroscopes in the X, Y, and Z axis. Also on board was a GPS system that tracked the course of the flight while simultaneously transmitting the position down to the ground via an &quot;off the shelf&quot; 900MHz downlink along with an Amateur Television signal. Initial analysis of data is very good to apogee but shows some post-apogee data and video drop out due to possible damage of antenna array by recovery system deployment. The data is currently being analyzed and the results will be posted shortly.</td>
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**Press**

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    <td width="100%"><a href="http://bend.com/news/ar_view%5E3Far_id%5E3D331.htm" target="_blank">Click Here</a> for a story on the days events- by <a href="http://www.bend.com/" target="_blank">Bend.com</a><br><a href="http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/index.ssf?/news/oregonian/00/09/lc_11rcket03.frame" target="_blank">Click Here</a> for a story on the September launch attempt- by the <a href="http://www.oregonian.com/" target="_blank">Oregonian</a><br><a href="http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/INST/nov2000/uniex.html" target="_blank">Click Here</a> for an article on the group- by the <a href="http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/" target="_blank">IEEE Spectrum</a><br>
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            <p>[[psas/Resources/Movies/cameraA.mpg]]</p>
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            <p>[[psas/Resources/Movies/cameraB.mpg]]</p>
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          <td bgcolor="#CCCCCC" height=116 width="34%"><b>Footage from ground :<br></b> (camera <b>A</b>)(320x240)<br>[[psas/Resources/Movies/cameraA.mpg]]<br> Run time : 34 seconds</td>
          <td bgcolor="#CCCCCC" height=116 width="34%"><b>Footage from ground :<br></b> (camera <b>B</b>)(640x480)<br>[[psas/Resources/Movies/cameraB.mpg]]<br> Run time : 20 seconds</td>
          <td bgcolor="#CCCCCC" height=116 width="34%"><b>Footage from ground :<br></b> (camera <b>C</b>)(640x480)<br>[[psas/Resources/Movies/cameraC.mpg]]<br> Run time : 14 seconds</td>
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          <td bgcolor="#CCCCCC" height=95 width="34%">Same clip<br>[[psas/Resources/Movies/cameraAsmall.mpg]]<br> Run time : 34 seconds</td>
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      <p><b>Data :</b></p>
      <p>[[news/2000-10-07/data]]</p>
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**_Photo Gallery_** _: click on thumbnail to view larger image_

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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_30.JPG size="150x113"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Equipment loading prior to launch site departure.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_24.JPG size="149x110"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Launch Operations.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_29.JPG size="151x110"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Performing communications checks from Launch Control Module.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_20.JPG size="114x149"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Roger J. and Jim W. ready wireless link between Tower and LCM.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_6.JPG size="151x106"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Top view of avionics/flight computer.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_17.JPG size="112x150"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Tim B., Andrew G. and Glenn L. attach antenna&#39;s.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_8.JPG size="113x151"]]</p>
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    <td height=43 width="28%"> Nathan gives a hand in the LCM.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_31.JPG size="150x110"]]</p>
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    <td height=43 width="28%"> Bart M. and Jamey S. bring launch support software online.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_27.JPG size="150x109"]]</p>
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    <td height=43 width="28%"> Antenna farm. You name it, we got it!</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_21.JPG size="148x108"]]</p>
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    <td height=43 width="28%">Brian O. and Glenn L. transport rocket out to launch tower.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_22.JPG size="151x113"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Matt R. and Brian O. load rocket onto launch rail.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_25.JPG size="149x108"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Matt R. preps motor igniter.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_26.JPG size="150x112"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Jim W. readies Launch Tower microcontroller.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_10.JPG size="110x151"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Tim B. attaches umbilical.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_18.JPG size="150x108"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Final vehicle check.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_3.JPG size="113x149"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Ignition!</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_2.JPG size="111x149"]]</p>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Lift-Off.</td>
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    <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="28%">Tower cleared.</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_34.JPG size="113x148"]]</p>
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    <td height=44 width="28%">It&#39;s outta here!</td>
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      <p>[[img psas/Schedule/Bend10_7_00/resources/LV1b_23.JPG size="149x109"]]</p>
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    <td height=44 width="28%">The PSAS team- all systems successfully recovered.</td>
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