[amsat-bb] Re: Galileo Contract Awarded

Peter Guelzow peter.guelzow at kourou.de
Fri Jan 8 15:00:28 PST 2010

The answer is very simple:  There will be - no Soyuz test launches -
from Kourou....
It's a proofed and robust rocket. There are already commercial customers
booked for the first flight..
Otherwise P3-E would be on it..   ;-)

73s Peter DB2OS

On 08.01.2010 17:51, Bill Ress wrote:
> Aaah - good point and worth exploring. Now all we need are some 
> contacts. Anyone have any suggestions?
> Regards...Bill - N6GHz
> Trevor . wrote:
>> --- On Fri, 8/1/10, Bill Ress <bill at hsmicrowave.com> wrote:
>>> I would guess with the controversy regarding our 1296 MHz
>>> band operations and Galileo, we wouldn't be in good standing
>>> with the Galileo folks so looking for ride share
>>> opportunities would be out of the question???
>> I'm presuming the launches will be from the Russian launch site at Kourou ? 
>> Given it's a new site and the Russian haven't launched from a tropical climate before I'd imagine there'd be some test launches first. 
>> 73 Trevor M5AKA

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