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RE: Re suitsat

Bob is correct.  I read of the suitsat online yesterday (was it on ARRL?)
and they reported due to the low ISS orbit it would re-enter in something
like three months, so the project should be kept simple (their words) in
recognition of the short "flight".

73's Ed - AL7EB

At 12:08 PM 10/22/2004 +0000, Robert McGwier wrote:
>Don't worry.  With that surface area to mass ratio and at the height of the
>ISS/Shuttle, it
>won't last long in orbit.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
>Behalf Of G0MRF@aol.com
>Sent: Friday, October 22, 2004 8:41 AM
>To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re suitsat
>Hello Ed.
>Ooops too late for a secret!  Details are on the amsat web site:
>Actually, is it just me or does hurling an old russian space suit out of the
>ISS ( presumably the suit is not covered in solar cells) tend to send the
>wrong message about amateur radio to agencies who are trying to clean up
>earth orbits?
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