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Re: De-ORBIT issues, an opportunity for AMSAT

On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 02:53:39PM -0400, Larry Kayser wrote:
> Greetings All:
> For some time I have been interested to find ways that AMSAT could move
> itself into being an organization that has considerable value, economic
> value, in the perception of the general public.  To this end Cliff and I
> have exchanged some notions of a project that if AMSAT got involved
> "Cubesat" much quicker than the simple issue of decay over time.  If
> there are deorbit requirements for all small satellites then AMSAT could
> build a significant public value by supplying small packages for
> installation on other satellites.
> Larry
> AMSAT Life Member #3

Larry, I thank you for the coffee we had and the exchange of emails we had.
I think its an *excellent* idea. It is an opportunity to get some rides for
some of our own sats as well.

- Diane, VA3DB
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