[sarex] Re: Golf Ball in Space?
rogerkola at aol.com
Fri Oct 27 11:31:34 PDT 2006
Hans (ZS6AKV)and I had this discussion on the board a while ago...here was
the last "answer" to the inevitable question. BTW, the balls and clubs are
already up there.
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: David Sindall
>>Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 5:53 PM
>>Subject: RE: Frequency to be used in space for the golf ball
>>We plan on having an active and a passive transmitter. An active
>>will work for up to a week until batteries run out. Its frequency is not
>>as of yet. The passive transmitter is basically the use of reflective
>>of the 24K plated surface of the ball. The non linear laser tracking will
>>monitor the position for the rest of the voyage.
>>Element 21 Golf Company
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Frey" <th.frey at tiscalinet.ch>
To: <bruninga at usna.edu>
Cc: <SAREX at AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Friday, October 27, 2006 11:15 AM
Subject: [sarex] Re: Golf Ball in Space?
> Robert Bruninga schrieb:
> >> ...hull of the Zvezda Service Module. Tyurin also plans
> >> to hit a golf ball from a bracket on Pirs as part of
> >> a Russian commercial activity.
> > Does anyone have any more info on this?
> Hi Bob. I did a google with "golf ball space". This was a result:
> Thomas Frey, Holzgasse 2, CH-5242 Birr, Tel. + Fax: 056 444 93 41
> Packet Radio (AX.25): HB9SKA @ HB9PD.CHE.EU
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