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Re: P3D Launcher Vehicles



 Jon Ogden writes:

> Why is P3D going up on an Ariane 5 and not an Ariane 4?  Wouldn't the 4 have
> been more readily available?

The -4 only delivers a ~200 Km perigee. With the -5, you get ~500 Km.

And we're gonna need every last drop of fuel we can squeeze in.

73
Richard W L Limebear G3RWL
g3rwl@amsat.org
FOC # 1188

          So many beautiful girls ..... (sob) so little time
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