[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] - [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re[2]: AO-40: 400N burn before arcjet?





  combatsent wrote:

cqn> The Orbital Mechanics needed to put the satellite into a stable and higher
cqn> orbit are very precise.
>>From what I understand about the 400 Newton engine is that it requires very
cqn> little fuel to make the needed adjustments.

cqn> It is also more controllable than other types and it requires a smaller
cqn> space/mass ratio.

cqn> I am going to try to research some more info about the small engine!


      Isn't this motor of the same type, bi-propellant hydrazine and nitrous
      oxide 400 Newton motor system, that worked so well on AO-13 ?
      AO-13 had 2 post-launch burns.


Tuesday, November 21, 2000

Bye,

anderson colla - py1vhf

===
** e-mail: andycolla@usa.net
** home page: http://www.qsl.net/py1vhf
** packet radio: py1vhf@py1lb.rj.bra.sa
** grid locator: GG98if

Tagline:
Sex - the poor man's polo. Clifford Odets


----
Via the amsat-bb mailing list at AMSAT.ORG courtesy of AMSAT-NA.
To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org



AMSAT Top AMSAT Home