[amsat-bb] Re: Bargain Basement Satellite
kq6ea at pacbell.net
Tue Nov 20 11:53:03 PST 2007
That's what I get for posting before I had my coffee!
--- "Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]"
<kenneth.g.ransom at nasa.gov> wrote:
> "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
> -----Original Message-----
> 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?
> Jim KQ6EA
> --- JoAnne Maenpaa <k9jkm at comcast.net> wrote:
> > NASA now offers a low-cost satellite shell for you
> > to populate with your
> > payload:
> > 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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