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20 April 1999

The new flight software was booted successfully at 02:10 this morning. The software allowed for the first star mapper image to be downloaded to the ground station. In normal use the star mapper will be used to determine the satellites orentation accurately. This will allow the imager to be pointed accurately and thus take images of predetermend places of the earth. The experimental star image is displayed below.


© Electronic Systems Laboratory 1999
by Buchan Milne