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MIR, new ham satellite

>From Miles Mann, WF1F recent Mir update:

One of the Progress cargo rockets going to Mir next year, is planning on
carrying a small Amateur Radio satellite named Kollibri. This satellite
will have a life span of 4-6 months. It will be launched from the Progress 
rocket after it is in a Mir orbit. The satellite will then free fall back to
earth over the next 4-6 months. The satellite is equipment with telemetry 
equipment and a digital voice recorder, and solar panels. 

The web page and some of the specific details have been posted at the address 
below, the web page is currently only in Russian at:


Anybody have any more details?

jeff davis, n9avg
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