[amsat-bb] Re: Space Grade Soldering ?

Tim Tuck tim.tuck at penrith.net
Wed Jan 30 16:43:30 PST 2008

Paul Williamson wrote:
> I don't know what those authors meant, but I can tell you there was absolutely nothing special about the soldering on the digital boards for the original four Microsats -- except that it wasn't done very well and we had to repair many of the solder joints by hand during the bring-up process.
Hi Paul,

The docos I was reading was about a yet-to-be-launched Microsat from 
Australia know as BlueSat...



> Thanks to the generosity of the good people at Canberra Deep Space 
> Communication Complex <http://www.cdscc.nasa.gov/>, some of our 
> students were fortunate enough to attend a NASA designed space 
> soldering course.
> After four days of intensive training, the attendees of the course 
> have all learnt a great deal about how to solder space grade products. 
> It was also an experience much enjoyed by everyone.
> We would like to sincerely thank Mr Kevin Knights, Mr Gordon McMenemy, 
> Mr Jack Hoffman and everyone else at the Complex for their kind help.



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