[amsat-bb] Re: Bad news for Kysat-1
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Fri Mar 4 07:12:11 PST 2011
On 3/4/2011 5:25 AM, Bruce Robertson wrote:
> NASA TV is reporting that the rocket's fairing did not separate, and
> therefore it will not have enough velocity to enter orbit.
> So sorry for all working on this interesting project.
> 73, Bruce VE9QRP
That's a tough row to hoe for those university students. I'm sorry it
happened too. This is the second fairing failure in a row on the Taurus;
I'd guess we won't see it fly again for a while, until they are damn
sure to have fixed the problem.
73, Drew KO4MA
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