[amsat-bb] Shrewsbury School Space Experiment

Trevor . m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jul 29 12:18:25 PDT 2009

An experimental package developed by Shrewsbury School pupils is part of the UK-DMC2 should have been launched earlier this evening. 

The pupils experiment aims to measure variations in the ionosphere, which can affect the accuracy and safety of satellite navigation systems, and might also help to provide indications of impending earthquakes 

It good to see schools getting actively involved in space experiments. 

You can see a video of the Space Experiment Competition award ceremony last year at 


Martin G3YJO can be seen at 13:40 and 31:00 into the video. 

73 Trevor M5AKA


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