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Re: Fwd: [esa_general] Galileo test satellites six months from launch



Is it beyond hope for an amateur package on one of these? It'd be a great orbit for a small transponder!

73, Drew KO4MA

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Congratulations to Prof.Martin Sweeting, Chris G7UPN/ZL2TPO and all at  SSTL 
on the new satellites in development for ESA test bed version 2 satellites  to 
be built and launched within six months. 

Details are now published on  the ESA web site below:
_http://www.esa.int/esaCP/SEMFJ41DU8E_index_0.html_ 
(http://www.esa.int/esaCP/SEMFJ41DU8E_index_0.html) 
 
Good luck with the launches and operations

Chris
GW6KZZ Ex  DA4CI
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RSGB
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Two experimental satellites are being developed for the Galileo System Test Bed Ò Version 2, which will make up the first phase of in the 'in-orbit validation' of the Galileo system. Both spacecraft are now approximately six months away from launch.

Full story:
http://www.esa.int/esaCP/SEMFJ41DU8E_index_0.html
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