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Re: NASA reconsiders satellite servicing missions




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From: "Daniel Schultz" <n8fgv@usa.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 5:43 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] NASA reconsiders satellite servicing missions


> Following a review requested by members of Congress, the National Academy
of
> Science and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have agreed
to
> reconsider NASA's earlier decision to forgo further servicing of the
Hubble
> Space Telescope. Following the publication of the review panels findings,
NASA
> has therefore agreed to resume its satellite servicing program.
>
>
> Astronaut Mike Foale, KB5UAC, said yesterday "We are thrilled to be
selected
> to fly this important and historic satellite servicing mission. AO-40 is a
> much loved satellite and we are looking forward to returning it to service
for
> the worlds radio amateurs."

Hey this is good news...too bad it came on a day like today.......you had me
fooled until I checked the calander...(LOFL x 100)

Bill
VE3NXK





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