[amsat-bb] Re: ISS spacewalk, satellite to be released?
m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Aug 20 13:48:08 PDT 2012
Although of course Sputnik was a sphere and as Radioskaf-3 is an exact duplicate I guess that must be the satellite.
73 Trevor M5AKA
--- On Mon, 20/8/12, Trevor . <m5aka at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Date: Monday, 20 August, 2012, 21:40
> The Radioskaf site lists Radioskaf-3
> to commemorate 55th aniversary of Sputnik. But doesn't
> reference a satellite called Sphere.
> See http://tinyurl.com/Radioskaf-3
> Currently manufactured "Radioskaf-3". This is the working
> name of the satellite, to be launched in honor of the 55th
> anniversary of the launching of the first artificial Earth
> satellite. This is an exact replica of the satellite, but
> modern components, plus on-board scientific instruments will
> YUZGU students.
> "Radioskaf-4" - follow-on satellite programs. The
> development of the satellite units are students from various
> universities in Russia, Peru and Jordan. Starting in 2013
> with the ISS. It is possible that the shell satellite
> (support structure) will again who served the Russian space
> suit, but does not exclude the possibility of placing the
> equipment in the hexagonal case.
> "Radioskaf-5" - a project of the future satellite (the one
> in the photo below).
> 73 Trevor M5AKA
> --- On Mon, 20/8/12, Trevor . <m5aka at yahoo.co.uk>
> > Date: Monday, 20 August, 2012, 21:23
> > http://www.zarya.info/ says it's 'Sphere"
> > (0.5m dia, 13 kg mass),
> > 73 Trevor M5AKA
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