[amsat-bb] Yoshihide Kozai

Robert McGwier rwmcgwier at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 17:10:57 UTC 2018

The long scientific life of Kozai ended recently with his death at ~90
years old

Kozai and Lidov proposed a mechanism for why the Luna 3 probe decayed into
the Earth's atmosphere when everyone believed it would last "forever".

This same mechanism describes the death of which amateur spacecraft?


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