[amsat-bb] Re: Golf in space
afeller at ieee.org
Thu Nov 23 09:54:01 PST 2006
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 ... . :-)
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...
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