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Re: An Open Letter To AMSAT



on 12/18/00 6:15 PM, Bruce Bostwick at lihan@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu wrote:

> Oh, and your first trip takes you into a huge
> desert thousands of miles from the nearest garage and you can't
> afford to break *anything*.  The audience in the back seat doesn't
> help either.  Patience is everything when you're dealing with
> spacecraft -- any mistake may well be your last ..

Bruce you also forgot one thing:

You are driving the car by remote control.  The only way you have to know
what happens is via telemetry the car sends back to you and still pictures
taken from a camera on the car.

73,

Jon
NA9D

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Jon Ogden
NA9D (ex: KE9NA)

Member:  ARRL, AMSAT, DXCC, NRA

http://www.qsl.net/ke9na

My President is George W. Bush -> The legal winner in Florida

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