[amsat-bb] Satellites in collision

Auke de Jong, VE6PWN sparkycivic at shaw.ca
Fri Feb 13 21:34:18 PST 2009

I believe that the Iridium satellite should have stopped and yielded to the 
Russian satellite under north-american driving rules, the vehicle on the 
left must yield to the vehicle on the right at an uncontrolled 
intersection... hi


........   the satellites got PWNed

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Luc Leblanc" <lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca>

> Which satellite was at fault,  "they ran into each other. Nothing has the 
> right of way up there. We don't have an air traffic controller in
> space. There is no universal way of knowing what's coming in your 
> direction."

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