[amsat-bb] Re: Oscar 9 Re-entry
wb3jfs at cox.net
Mon Dec 24 12:32:06 PST 2007
There was the Solar Max Chicken Little contest. According to the data I
have UO-9 re-entered Oct 13, 1990 while Solar Max re-entered Dec 2, 1989.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Clive Wallis" <clivew at zetnet.co.uk>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, December 24, 2007 7:34 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Oscar 9 Re-entry
> I was very interested in Jeff's and Dave's comments. Was there more
> than one 'Chicken Little' competition? AMSAT-UK took over the
> competition which was originally started by UoS. The winner was Geoff
> G3ENY, who sadly is no longer with us.
> I spent quite a lot of time attempting to predict the 'burn-up'of
> OSCAR-9 and Salyut7. I'll put together what information I can find, and
> post it here in a few days time. I would be very interested whether any
> one can find any references in the AMSAT Journal or elsewhere, other
> than in OSCAR News, which I already have.
> Seasonal best wishes to all.
> Clive G3CWV
> Hitchin, North Hertfordshire, UK.
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