[amsat-bb] Re: European Lunar Lander - Call for Declarations of Interest
wageners at gmail.com
Thu May 31 07:48:46 PDT 2012
You are correct. However, that particular ESA proposal is not about putting
it into orbit. It is an opportunity to have a payload placed on the moon.
Once ESA has a proposal to put something into orbit, by all means.
Hope this helps,
On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 9:31 AM, i8cvs <domenico.i8cvs at tin.it> wrote:
> Hi Stefan, VE4NSA
> It does not make sense to put a transponder on the Moon just for the simple
> reason that it's much more, simple and cheap to put it into earth orbit.
> 73" de
> i8CVS Domenico
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> From: "Stefan Wagener" <wageners at gmail.com>
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> Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2012 4:06 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] European Lunar Lander - Call for Declarations of
> > ESA has posted a very unique opportunity:
> > http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/HSF_Research/SEMGUMZWD2H_2.html
> > Wouldn't it be great if the key AMSAT organizations put a proposal
> > to put a ham radio transponder on the moon. It can have all the cool
> > educational outreach and training opportunities associated with it. Let's
> > encourage the AMSAT leadership teams to move quickly. We can do it, don't
> > you think?
> > Stefan VE4NSA
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