[amsat-bb] Re: High orbit satellites?
nss at mwt.net
Fri Aug 30 06:03:49 PDT 2013
And or start working on OK can't get ride to High orbit,,, at least get
us to a LEO spot and develop like Ion engines or something so we can
eventually work our way to a high orbit, like with an ION engine, so it
takes a few years to get there because of the low push level, but hey a
few years is decades faster than we are doing now.
The Original Rolling Ball Clock
On 8/30/2013 1:25 AM, Jeff Moore wrote:
> How about hitting up the new COMMERCIAL launchers like SpaceX??
> Those guys originated as amateur rocketeers. There's others, we may be
> able to wangle a free or donated ride to HEO. The US government isn't
> likely to be viable, they can't even get astronauts to the ISS w/o
> begging a ride from someone else.
> Of course, we take a much larger risk in going for a test ride, we
> might want to have a P3F and P3G ready to go just in case.
> 7 3
> Jeff Moore -- KE7ACY
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 7:34 AM, Joe <nss at mwt.net
> <mailto:nss at mwt.net>> wrote:
> Iknow kinda radical, but how about working with one of the radical
> new guys on the orbital block, Like the Chinese? or in a few years
> once they get all the bugs worked out, even the North Koreans?
> Hey a ride is a ride if they can do it for cheap I don't care.
> Joe WB9SBD
> The Original Rolling Ball Clock
> Idle Tyme
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