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Re: ISS and meteors



Those have been my exact thoughts Greg. How the ISS deals with meteor 
showers and also space junk. Like the unexpected collision of two 
satellites.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Greg D." <ko6th_greg@hotmail.com>
To: "andy thomas" <andythomasmail@yahoo.co.uk>; <sarex@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, August 14, 2010 1:14 PM
Subject: [sarex] Re: ISS and meteors


> Come to think of it, I wonder what precautions the crew needs to take, 
> considering that THEY are flying through the comet's debris field too?
>
> Greg  KO6TH
>
>> Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2010 16:18:33 +0000
>> From: andythomasmail@yahoo.co.uk
>> To: sarex@AMSAT.Org
>> Subject: [sarex]  ISS and meteors
>>
>> I was wondering if the perseids are visble from the ISS, and if so via 
>> the live camera on nasa-tv.
>>
>> I looked at the live cam at around 1400 utc and thought I saw meteor 
>> trails flashing in the darkness. I know fixed objects on the iss come in 
>> and out of sunshine at strange angles, and at the time I could see the 
>> solar array adjusting its angle, but these looked different.
>>
>> anybody any ideas?
>>
>> 73 de andy g0sfj
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