Category Archives: Spacecraft

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Here is a quick look at the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) signal. Even though NASA is shutdown as part the US government shutdown, there is still a good signal coming from the LRO. I was doing a quick 1.2m dish … Continue reading

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Dragon Telemetry Active on UHF

The Dragon capsule has been relatively quiet on S-Band after docking. Last mission, S-Band remained active while docked, this has not been the case this mission. However, Dragon has been transmitting on UHF (400.5 MHz) sending telemetry using it’s COTS … Continue reading

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Space-X Dragon Telemetry Reception

Here are a couple of recent signals from Space-X Dragon while on it’s way to dock with the ISS. First is a nice strong narrow band signal from Dragon capsule just before tethering with ISS. You can see the impact … Continue reading

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Shuttle Endeavour Ferry Flight

The shuttle Endeavour made a historic ferry flight to Northern California today. Endeavour performed low level flyovers in the Bay Area and Sacramento before making it’s way to it’s final destination in Los Angeles. After the low pass over the … Continue reading

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S-Band Shuttle Audio

The shuttle fleet has been retired and new commercial space vehicles (SpaceX) are being deployed for shuttling people and cargo to and from the International Space Station. In more of a historical archive move I have collected all of the … Continue reading

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