[amsat-bb] Re: Re-purposing ATVs

Jeff Mock jeff at mock.com
Thu Apr 3 11:14:02 PST 2008

Maybe add some telemetry for a long-term microgravity composting 


Rick Mann wrote:
> On Apr 3, 2008, at 10:50 AM, <wa6ilt at verizon.net> <wa6ilt at verizon.net>  
> wrote:
>> I was reading about the Jules Verne docking at the ISS today and all  
>> of a sudden it occurred to me: instead of using the spacecraft fuel  
>> to de-orbit, what if it was placed in a higher orbit, and there was  
>> a ham package on board?
> That is a GREAT idea! I wonder what the incremental cost is. I'm sure  
> they wouldn't be willing to just turn the whole thing over to amateur  
> radio. But maybe they can be convinced anyway.

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