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RE: GSAT-1 Similarities



It looks like they got their fuel mixing values from the same vendor we
did!! hi hi

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From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
Behalf Of Jeff Davis
Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2001 11:15 AM
To: AMSAT-BB
Subject: [amsat-bb] GSAT-1 Similarities


Anyone else notice the similarities between India's recently launched GSAT-1
and P3D?

- 3-axis stabilisation mode using momentum wheels
- a new technology for thermal control of satellites using heat pipes
- optimal orbit raising using perigee firing strategy

Interesting post-launch analysis at:

http://www.spacedaily.com/news/india-01f.html

73 de Jeff

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