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Re: Russia launces satellite from submarine



>	The paper had a little blurb that Russia launched a German Tubsat-N
>satellite using a RSM-54 intercontinental ballistic missile from a
>Novomoskovsk submarine in the Barents Sea.  Anyone know any more details
>than this?  This seems like a very significant first since it would open up
>unlimited launch possibilities making it much easier to obtain desired
>orbital parameters, among other things.  Whose idea was this?  What was the
>size of this satellite?
>
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>Mark Oeltjenbruns - AJ0Y
>It has been AJ0Y bringing you this message.

Saw the launch on TV here. The report said it was a small geographic
exploration  satellite to survey specific areas. But boy, it sure IS
significant! Looked pretty impressive too...

73 from Chris, VK3CE


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