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Re: Re: Cosmos-1 Launch



Well, let's face facts.  If successful, this will be a major first 
(solar sail),  it will be launched from a
Russian ballistic missile submarine, and Carl Sagan (through his widow) 
is involved.  When we
get that perfect storm,  we too can have a category five Publicity-cane.

Bob



Daniel Schultz wrote:

>Launch Time is scheduled for 19:46:09 UTC today (3:46 pm US East Coast time)
>from a Russian Navy submarine, submerged beneath the Barents Sea. I have no
>idea what frequency or format their telemetry is using.
>
>Planetary Society web sites for this mission are:
>http://www.planetary.org/solarsail/latest_update.html
>http://planetary.org/solarsailblog/index_02.html
>http://planetary.org/news/2005/cosmos1_solarsail_timeline_0616.html
>
>They seem to be getting the press coverage that Amsat never gets for our
>launches. They were supposed to be on "Good Morning America" this morning.
>
>Dan Schultz N8FGV
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