[amsat-bb] Re: Good story on TDRSS 1

w6zkh@comcast.net w6zkh at comcast.net
Tue Oct 13 20:36:07 PDT 2009

When I picked up these KLM's over in Lompoc, the fellow works at Vandenburg, and he told me that alot of the ballast is nothing but concrete !! Can you imagine all that concrete chunks out there and they know where the majority are....amazing. 

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From: "Rocky Jones" <orbitjet at hotmail.com> 
To: "Rocky Jones" <orbitjet at hotmail.com> 
Cc: "Amsat BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org> 
Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 7:57:03 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific 
Subject: [amsat-bb] Good story on TDRSS 1 


as I recall there were 50 some odd pounds of ballast launched with the bird...to bad it wasnt an amateur repeater. 

Robert WB5MZO 

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