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Re: an amateur satellite for $295



On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 07:10:46PM -0600, Nate Duehr wrote:


> So basically they're launching trash to orbit?  Grrrreat.
> 
> What use is a satellite the size of a golf ball with no electronics on 
> board other than to become a debris hazard?

Uhh it is going to be inside on of their inflatables, as I
understand it, not lobbed out an airlock on anything, see 
http://www.bigelowaerospace.com

> Lame.

Actually, the whole transhab/inflatables thing could be quite
cool imho.


Iain
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