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Re: Antennas on the bird



It would seem possible to visually observe and photograph AO-40 at
perigee without too much effort.  Sure it will be difficult to center the
bird in a telescope but not impossible.  Cliff K7RR

On Thu, 11 Jan 2001 K5OE@aol.com wrote:

> > dangit ! , to bad we can't just send someone up to take a look at it ;^)
> 
> That's not so far fetched.  At the 2000 AMSAT-UK Symposium last summer, 
> Surrey talked about plans for micro/mini (I forget exactly the context) sat 
> projects that would include "inspection" tasks:  a steerable satellite with a 
> camera for inspecting other satellites.
> 73,
> Jerry, K5OE
> 
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