[amsat-bb] Re: Eagle & P3E status?
rwmcgwier at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 11:56:41 PST 2009
The front cover of the latest AMSAT-DL Journal shows the internally
nearly complete P3e. It is truly an international debacle that this
continues to sit in storage in Marburg when there is a plethora of
launch capacity around the world to put this thing up.
We need a low friend in a high place more than ever in our history.
John B. Stephensen wrote:
> There in no launch date for either. There are no more inexpensive launches
> available from ESA so the AMSATs are trying to get non-amateur funding to
> pay for HEO launches. Assume LEO satellites for the next few years as launch
> costs are much lower. CAMSAT just launched one, AMSAT-NA plans on launching
> two and there are others in the works.
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