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Re: SuitSat questions

At 11:48 AM 12/27/2005, Andrew Rich wrote:
>1) Why do they want to burn up a suit ?

Because that is the way that Russians get rid of obsolete equipment.

>2) You have to equip the suit with electronics from earth, so why not just
>deploy the electronics.

Because this is a free "package" to put them in.

>3) How come we have photos on earth of the suit that is in space to be burnt
>up ?

Because unless you go to space, you'd never see the pictures. And the suit 
you saw pics of was a mock-up.

>4) Where do the electronics and the suit finally meet ?

In space.

>The story does not seem to be complete

It is just a fun project, not War and Peace.

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