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Re: Solar-power plane for Amsat?



>Recently, I saw where NASA is planning to build additional solar power planes

Hang on... additional. Does this mean they already have some?

>for cell phone companies that would fly at 100,000 feet indefinately.  Does
>anyone else see new  opportunities here for Amateurs?   Amsat would be the
>logical organization to begin a new venture like this since it has the links
>with NASA and I'd consider 100,000 feet "Space".  Planes cost about a 1
>Million, but amoratize that just about over forever and you have a pretty
>inexpensive system.
>
>Alan
>KF2TF

Chris, VK3CE


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