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Re: Satellite Control



The dish in the movie that is uncover by water is the Arecebo, Puerto Rico 
radio telescope. Other wise, what can I say. Hollywood and James bond.

Besides, doesn't every one know you have to have a dish to control 
satellites! HIHI

Gary

Do we need to recount that to be sure it is right?





At 10:37 AM 11/20/00 +1100, you wrote:
>I watched James Bond, Goldeneye, the other night and wondered why it was
>necessary to have a 30 metre dish to control a satellite.
>
>If a spy agency wanted to control their satellites arn't they better off
>having some smaller antennas that don't actually kill people when they move
>their direction element, and you can't slide down?
>
>It looked to me more like they were using a radiotelescope than a satellite
>control station.
>
>
>
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