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Re: School days on Oscar 27 - 28 January



> 
> On Wed, 27 Jan 1999 15:29:53 -0500, "KF4FDJ (Mike in Fort Myers, FL)" <seven77@gate.net> wrote:
> 
> > P.S.  Who knows how fast AO27 travels?  Let me know if you know the
> > answer.
> 
> I believe it's around 18,000MPH. I think I read that somewhere..... but of
> course I could be wrong!
> 
> 73 Jeff W4JEF
> 

I think it's more like 16,000 MPH and change.  The Shuttle does a bit over
17,000, and AO-27 is in a higher orbit than the Shuttle and travels slower
as a result.


73, de John, KD2BD

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