[amsat-bb] Re: Golf in space

Arthur Feller afeller at ieee.org
Thu Nov 23 09:54:01 PST 2006

Hey, Bob!!

Many, many years ago, Jan, VK4GEY, had the idea to toss a PizzaSat 
out of MIR or STS.  Same for the soft drink to go with it.

Great minds ... .  :-)

73, art.....
W4ART  Arlington, VA

At 11:47 AM 23-11-2006, Bob Bruninga wrote:
> > If a company is willing to spend his money flying a golf
> >  ball could be they will be willing to donate if they can
> > have their logo on an amateur satellite?
>I agree that if we had someone that knew the right person and asked 
>in the right way, that we could find corporate sponsors for our 
>amateur satellites.  See my idea below for a Golf Ball satellite.
>But now that someone beat us to it, I doubt another golf ball 
>company will respond.  But why not an amateur satellite in a COKE 
>cooler, or a PEPSI 6-pack?
>It just takes an amateur radio salesman to get out here and drum up 
>the business.  They would be sponsoring an educational mission.  The 
>communications of the amateur payload would have NOTHING to do with 
>their advertising campaign other than the photos of their logo in space.
>There would be no pecuniary interest in the "communications provided".
>So many ideas, so little time...
>Bob, Wb4APR
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