[amsat-bb] Re: Bargain Basement Satellite
Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]
kenneth.g.ransom at nasa.gov
Tue Nov 20 11:27:10 PST 2007
"FASTSAT is 39.5 inches in diameter - not much larger than the dreaded
exercise ball. It is hexagonally shaped and weighs 90 kg without a
payload. A payload up to 50 kg can hitch a ride. These dimensions place
FASTSAT squarely in the microsatellite category."
Kenneth - N5VHO
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Jim Jerzycke
Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 12:46 PM
To: JoAnne Maenpaa; amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Bargain Basement Satellite
Pretty spiffy. I wonder how big it is?
--- JoAnne Maenpaa <k9jkm at comcast.net> wrote:
> NASA now offers a low-cost satellite shell for you
> to populate with your
> Only $4 million for prototype development but no
> word of what off-the-shelf
> might cost.
> 73 de JoAnne K9JKM
> k9jkm at amsat.org
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