[amsat-bb] Re: Rf Modules

John Marranca, Jr KB2HSH at amsat.org
Sun Dec 30 05:01:41 PST 2007

>From Delfi's website:

How long will the Delfi-C3 be in orbit?

The drawback of the altitude at which the satellite will fly is the decay of
the orbit. Due to atmospheric drag the satellite will lose energy, and thus
altitude, quite rapidly. For the Delfi-C3 a lifetime of about one year is



John Marranca, Jr
PBX Technician/Shop Steward CWA Local 1122
BN Systems, Inc
Orchard Park, NY

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