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Re: ANS 270 CSA TO BUILD SPACE TELESCOPE



Hey Laura Halliday VE7LDH, can you tell us anything more????  

Thanks and good luck!  :-)

Pat WD8LAQ


At 11:15 PM 9/28/98 -0500, Dan James wrote:
>AMSAT NEWS SERVICE	
>ANS 270	

>SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-270.05
>CSA TO BUILD SPACE TELESCOPE
>
>HR AMSAT NEWS SERVICE BULLETIN 270.05 FROM AMSAT HQ
>SILVER SPRING, MD, SEPTEMBER 27, 1998
>TO ALL RADIO AMATEURS
>BID: $ANS-270.05
>
>The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has formally announced that Dynacon 
>Enterprises Limited of Toronto has been selected as the lead contractor to 
>develop and build the world's smallest astronomical space telescope.
>
>The project -- called the Microvariability and Oscillations of Stars 
>project, or MOST -- will bring together teams from Canada and the United 
>States to design a low-cost, 50-kilogram satellite. The purpose of the 
>project will be to measure small variations in the brightness of certain 
>stars using the telescope.
>
>In addition to Dynacon, a key member of the MOST team will be the 
>University of British Columbia, who will design and build the actual 
>telescope itself.   ...


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