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Re: "unofficial" information



on 10/7/00 7:40 PM, Mark L. Hammond at hammond@surrealnet.net wrote:

> Rossignol did not say which of the four satellites the Ariane 5 is due to
> launch was causing the delay. The heavy-lift rocket, making its seventh
> flight, is slated to carry PanAmSat's PAS-1R communications spacecraft, the
> Phase 3D amateur radio satellite and a pair of small British military
> research probes. A new launch date has not been set but the flight is
> expected to occur sometime in mid-November. "

Great.  Just great.  How long can P3D sit all fueled up and not be launched?
What is the potential for system failure given that our launch is now pushed
out at least two weeks?

73,

Jon
NA9D

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Jon Ogden
NA9D (ex: KE9NA)

Member:  ARRL, AMSAT, DXCC, NRA

http://www.qsl.net/ke9na

"A life lived in fear is a life half lived."

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