[amsat-bb] Re: Moans and groans ...
johnag9d at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 16:21:50 PDT 2011
When I said failure of Yuri's night I was speaking solely of ARISSat's role
On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 6:02 PM, Clint Bradford <clintbrad4d at earthlink.net>wrote:
> >> ... the failure of Yuri's Night ...
> Yuri's Night was a wildly successful event - with gatherings on every
> continent of the planet.
> Tell any of the 28 people who attended my Yuri's Night party of a
> "failure," and they'll each
> be able to properly educate you as to what Yuri's Night was all about.
> Only a few of my attendees were hams. But everyone received handouts and
> NASA and Russian videos and had a marvelous time - while being educated as
> to the
> past, present, and future of space exploration.
> No - We didn't have our new ham satellite to work that night. But to call
> Yuri's Night a
> "failure" is quite wrong - as would attendees of more than 550 parties in
> 75 countries
> across seven continents will tell you. No "failure" occurred on the 50th
> anniversary of
> human spaceflight - only educational opportunities, camaraderie, and
> knowledge was
> shared among thousands.
> Clint Bradford, K6LCS
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