This schedule provides the dates for all deliverables and important deadlines for the 2011 RockSat-X program. This schedule is subject to change, and the last update was made: 30 July 2010. The schedule is currently tentative. Questions can be directed to Shawn Carroll at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


RockSat-X 2011 Schedule


8/6/10 RockSat Payload User’s Guide Released
9/15/10 Submit Notice of Intent (NOI)
9/17/10 Initial Down Selections Made
10/6/2010 Conceptual Design Review (CoDR) Due
10/08/2010 Conceptual Design Review (CoDR) Teleconference
10/08/2010 Earnest Deposit of $2,000 Due
10/22/2010 Online Progress Report 1 Due
10/27/2010 Preliminary Design Review (PDR) Due
10/29/2010 Preliminary Design Review (PDR) Teleconference
11/17/2010 Critical Design Review (CDR) Due
11/12/2010 Online Progress Report 2 Due
11/19/2010 Critical Design Review (CDR) Teleconference
12/3/2010 Post CDR Action Item Generation
1/14/2011 Final Down Select—Flights Awarded
1/28/2011 Post CDR Action Item Review
2/4/2011 First Installment Due
2/18/2011 Online Progress Report 3 Due
2/23/2011 Individual Subsystem Testing Reports Due
2/25/2011 Individual Subsystem Testing Reports Teleconference
April 2011
RockSat Payload Decks/PT Connectors Sent To Customers (Pending Completion)
3/18/2011 Online Progress Report 4 Due
3/30/2011 Payload Subsystem Integration and Testing Report Due
3/31/ and 4/1
Payload Subsystem Integration and Testing Report Teleconference
4/1/2011 Final Installment Due
5/6/2011 Weekly Teleconference 1
4/20/2011 First DITL Test Report Due
4/15/2011 Online Progress Report 5 Due
4/22/2011 DITL 1 Teleconferences
5/13/2011 Weekly Teleconference 2
5/18/2011 Second DITL Test Report Due
5/20/2011 Weekly Teleconference 3 (2nd DITL Presentations)
5/27/2011 Weekly Teleconference 4
6/3/2011 Weekly Teleconference 5 (Travel Logistics)
6/8/2011 Launch Readiness Review 1 (LRR) Due
6/10/2011 Launch Readiness Review 1 (LRR) and payload check-outs at Wallops
6/20-22/2011 Environmental Testing at Wallops
6/22/2011 Action Item Meeting with Wallops
7/8/2011 Post Environmental Tag-Up (LRR2)
7/16-17/2011 Final Payload Inspections--GO/NO GO
7/18-19/2011 Final Payload Integration
7/21/2011 Launch!
7/22-23/2011 Contingency Launch


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