[amsat-bb] Re: Re-purposing ATVs

Graham Shirville g.shirville at btinternet.com
Thu Apr 3 12:06:36 PST 2008

Nice idea but one of the major uses of the ATV is to fill it up with 
literally tons of garbage before it is deorbited, I doubt NASA or ESA would 
be happy to happy to do away with that facility:)


Graham G3VZV
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>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 
> Dave Reinhart
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