[amsat-bb] Re: Space-X to launch flight 4

Iain Young, G7III g7iii at g7iii.net
Sun Sep 21 06:38:13 PDT 2008


G0MRF at aol.com wrote:
> Hi all.
>  
> I see Space X have an initial launch period scheduled for flight 4.
>  
> The web site says anytime from Tuesday to Thursday (next week?) from their  
> Kwajalein Atoll base in the Pacific.
>  
> After the unfortunate loss of flight 3 due to a very minor glitch, does  
> anyone know if the planned  RazakSAT is flying of flight 4?
>  
> Would be a shame if it isn't and the payload is a mass dummy  only.

My understanding is that Flight 4, has a mass dummy. RazakSAT were
promised that they would fly after at least 1 fully successful
mission.

I'll be pleased just to see SpaceX get to orbit :)


73s

Iain


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