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Re: Request for Assistance



Andy.  Indeed that is a good question.  If the payload is nsot to orbit,
then the effort required by the amateur community is quite different.
Cliff K7RR

On Mon, 10 Aug 1998, Andrew Reynolds wrote:

> Ken,
>  As I understand it, CATS isn't going to orbit anything, they're just
> asking that the winning rocket loft a payload to a given altitude (ask
> anyone who was involved with the last Landsat satellite the difference).
> So, fast question, if all it's going to do is a fast trip to a high
> place, followed by an equally quick trip to ground level, what is AMSAT
> getting out of it? (sounds rather mercenary, but is true question)
> 
> Later,
> Andy
> WD9IYT
> 
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