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Re: Search for tile debris in Florida?



David.

Good idea.  The "tile event" was at 80 seconds as compared with 73 for 
Challenger when a great many 'free tiles' washed up.



Robert Oler WB5MZO Houston TX





>From: David Reinhart <wa6ilt@bellatlantic.net>
>Reply-To: wa6ilt@AMSAT.Org
>To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Search for tile debris in Florida?
>Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2003 16:46:17 -0500
>
>Look, I know this is a really long shot for several reasons, but *if*
>that tank insulation broke some tiles on the orbiter *and* since those
>tiles float, maybe it would be a good idea to do some beachcombing and
>see if anything has washed up?
>
>I admit I don't know where the shuttle was when that event happened,
>what the currents are, and that that event is just one possibility the
>investigators are looking at.  I'm just suggesting that the haystack may
>be even bigger than we think.
>
>Dave Reinhart
>wa6ilt@amsat.org
>
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