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Re: AsiaSat-3 (now HGS-1) to the Moon and back - unclassified



HI Peter,

Try visit Analytical Graphics site at;
http://www.stk.com/asiasat3/
They have nice movies too.

This page shows current position of Asiasat3.
Interesting.
http://www.stk.com/asiasat3/asiasat_now.cfm

And of cource;
http://www.hughesglobal.com/

73,

Tak
JA2PKI@jamsat.or.jp


At 16:24 98/05/22 +1000, you wrote:
> 
> 
> A friend (who is well placed to know enough but not everuthing) asked me:
> 
> "Have you been tracking AsiaSat-3 (now HGS-1)?  It is on its way to the
> moon
> for the second time, to achieve a usable near-GEO orbit after the 25
> December Proton launch failure."
> 
> I had heard the whisperings, the rumours, the satellite buzzes... but, when
> I try to search on it, nothing seems to come up.
> 
> No elements seem to exist,
> no logical satellite identifiers exist in several places I've looked,
> and so on.
> 
> Yet the story is well known by some.
> Can someone help with an appropriate Net address to look it up?
> 
>      _  .      Peter R. Ellis, Amateur Radio Op. VK1KEP
>    _-' |_|\         at Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
>   /        \        email: peter.ellis@dao.defence.gov.au
>   \_.--._ C/        Director,
>          \/         RNARS Australia #1528 (see also http://come.to/rnars/)
>           v         Custodian for club station VK1RAN (soon)
> VK1KEP:   http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/5796/vk1kep.htm
> Mine:          http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/5796/pre-pers.htm
> 
> 
> Recently seen in email:
> && Remember, there are only three sorts of people; those that are numerate,
> and those that can?t count. &&
> 
> 
> 
> 



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