[amsat-bb] Re: NASA's American Student Moon Orbiter...
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Wed Jul 2 14:28:17 PDT 2008
As far as I can recall we are pursuing both Eagle and the P4 opportunity
equally, concentrating on common elements until the details are ironed out.
Neither has been identified as a primary or secondary objective.
I agree a package on a lunar orbiter would be neat, but also that it is not
the best use of what volunteers we have. We need more folks to step up to do
things, AND we need to make better use of them when they do.
73, Drew KO4MA
----- Original Message -----
From: "Trevor" <m5aka at yahoo.co.uk>
To: "AMSAT BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 4:53 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: NASA's American Student Moon Orbiter...
> --- On Wed, 2/7/08, Dave hartzell <hartzell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Wouldn't it be fun to have a transponder on this! ;-)
> Fun yes, but dare I say it, a waste of precious Volunteer resources.
> All lunar orbits are inherently unstable and will impact after a couple of
> years. The link budget requirements would not attract a mass user base.
> I suspect the number of Technically Capable volunteers is already being
> thinly stretched in trying to provide both the primary objective Phase-IV
> Lite (funded by Federal Government dollars) and the secondary objective
> the Eagle HEO.
> 73 Trevor M5AKA
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