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Great Pumpkin [P3D] Launch



What a fitting tribute to the passing of Charles Schulz in February and the
50th anniversary of his strip of having the P3D launch on Halloween .... did
you notice the orange tint of the P3D protective mylar in Wilfried
Gladisch's photo ?!  [ "sure looks like a great pumpkin, Linus" ]

http://www.rats.fi/suomi/amsat-oh/gladisch.htm

http://www.rats.fi/suomi/amsat-oh/drawings/021b.jpg

and still time to add to calender of events !
http://www.peanuts.com/comics/peanuts/50th/


G. Beat
w9gb

----- Original Message -----
From: <K6due@aol.com>
To: <SAREX@AMSAT.Org>; <AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2000 8:23 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Ariane Launch


> PARIS (Reuters) - Western Europe's Arianespace rocket launch company
> said Tuesday it had scheduled the next mission of its new generation
> Ariane-5 rocket for Oct. 31.
>
> In a statement issued from company headquarters near Paris, Arianespace
> said the launch would attempt to orbit the PAS 1R communications
> satellite for Connecticut-based satellite operator PanAmSat and three
> other payloads.
>
> It said it would be the first Ariane-5 launch to use its structure for
> auxiliary payloads for mini or micro satellites.
>


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