[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] - [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: Re-purposing ATVs



Nice idea but one of the major uses of the ATV is to fill it up with 
literally tons of garbage before it is deorbited, I doubt NASA or ESA would 
be happy to happy to do away with that facility:)

73

Graham G3VZV
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <wa6ilt@verizon.net>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2008 5:50 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re-purposing ATVs


>I was reading about the Jules Verne docking at the ISS today and all of a 
>sudden it occurred to me: instead of using the spacecraft fuel to de-orbit, 
>what if it was placed in a higher orbit, and there was a ham package on 
>board?
>
> Dave Reinhart
> wa6ilt@amsat.org
> _______________________________________________
> Sent via AMSAT-BB@amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.
> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
> Subscription settings: http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb 

_______________________________________________
Sent via AMSAT-BB@amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.
Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
Subscription settings: http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb



AMSAT Top AMSAT Home