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Re: Delta 4 Heavy going up pretty empty?

On 14 Dec 2004 at 8:19, William Leijenaar wrote:

> Hi AMSATs,
> I just looked at the given webpage for the Delta 4 Heavy launch.
> http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/RAgeo.html
> I just wondering how you would like to make this satellite in such short 
> time ?
> Making such an idea takes many time, and lots of money.
> Better use KISS (Keep It Stupid Simple) technology for such oppertunities.
> Just make a small payload and keep it waiting on the shelf. When the next 
> oppertunity comes you just pick it of the shelf and "throw it in their (the 
> rocket company) hands" :o)
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