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RE: :Raft Mars Launcher



>>> "fparker" <fparker@paulbunyan.net> 02/15/06 3:28 PM >>>
>Does anyone no if the launcher for Raft and Mars 
>mini sats be open for other projects after STS-116 mission?

Yes, they already have two more payloads
(not amateur) that are planning on using that
launcher.  But this is DOD.  It is orders of 
magnitude cheaper to lauch with the well
established CUBESAT program operated out
of Stanford.

ALso their orbits are higher and last years,
the SHuttle launcher orbits only last months..

Bob, Wb4APR
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