[amsat-bb] Re: Re Payload
m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Dec 6 14:40:09 PST 2012
--- On Thu, 6/12/12, andy thomas <andythomasmail at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Knowing little about design, I just
> wonder if rather than deploying cubesats fitted as ballast,
> a transponder could not be fitted to the hull of the
> appropriate vessel which contains the sats and ballast? It
> could also relay vibrations from the vessel as it tumbled in
> the sky and would therefore have some utility to launch
> provider? I think this approach was adopted by Aatis in
> Germany a few years ago.
I wonder does the SpaceX rocket hang around as debris for the next 25 years in a 600 km orbit or does it head back to the Earth and burn up ?
I don't know, does anyone ?
73 Trevor M5AKA
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