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Re: Phase 4 versus Eagle

At 12:06 PM 12/12/07 +1100, Tony Langdon <vk3jed@gmail.com> wrote:
>At 11:21 AM 12/12/2007, Patrick McGrane wrote:
> >Merry Christmas to all my fellow space enthusiasts
> >
> >Nice to see some informative Big Picture discussion here.
> >
> >For all its worth;  I believe a cooperative effort with an
> >established  satellite builder incorporating an auxilliary payload
> >makes more sense than an independant effort with more complexity and cost.
>Agreed, more efficient use of resources.

And when Intelsat decides to turn off power to your payload you're right 
back out in the cold again, unless you enjoy exchanging grids on Echo.


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