[amsat-bb] Re: SkyCube CubeSat Proposes "Tweets from Space"
vk2tfg at ozemail.com.au
Thu Jun 21 00:52:32 PDT 2012
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 12:45:05 pm Stefan Wagener wrote:
> Swatch had to cancel the mission after international protest and violating
> amateur radio rules.
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 7:34 PM, Bruce <kk5do at amsat.org> wrote:
> > i seem to remember a satellite with a swatch message of some sort. could
> > i donate $10,000 and get about 30 minutes of air time... pretty
> > inexpensive advertising compared to radio and tv time.
AFAIK it was launched from MIR. When the "mission" was cancelled the crew
tossed it over the side without turning it on.
73 de Geoff vk2tfg.
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