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Re: Golf Ball in Space?

Hans (ZS6AKV)and I had this discussion on the board a while ago...here was
the last "answer" to the inevitable question. BTW, the balls and clubs are
already up there.


>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: David Sindall
>>To: hans
>>Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 5:53 PM
>>Subject: RE: Frequency to be used in space for the golf ball
>>Dear Hans
>>We plan on having an active and a passive transmitter.  An active
>>will work for up to a week until batteries run out. Its frequency is not
>>as of yet. The passive transmitter is basically the use of reflective
>>of the 24K plated surface of the ball. The non linear laser tracking will
>>monitor the position for the rest of the voyage.
>>Element 21 Golf Company
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Thomas Frey" <th.frey@tiscalinet.ch>
To: <bruninga@usna.edu>
Sent: Friday, October 27, 2006 11:15 AM
Subject: [sarex] Re: Golf Ball in Space?

> Robert Bruninga schrieb:
> >> ...hull of the Zvezda Service Module. Tyurin also plans
> >> to hit a golf ball from a bracket on Pirs as part of
> >> a Russian commercial activity.
> >>
> >
> > Does anyone have any more info on this?
> >
> Hi Bob. I did a google with "golf ball space". This was a result:
> http://www.space.com/missionlaunches/ft_060227_exp13_golf.html

>   Thomas Frey, Holzgasse 2, CH-5242 Birr, Tel. + Fax: 056 444 93 41
>                    http://home.datacomm.ch/th.frey/
>              Packet Radio (AX.25): HB9SKA @ HB9PD.CHE.EU

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