[amsat-bb] Re: New SpaceX launch time 00:00UTC

Bill Ress bill at hsmicrowave.com
Sat Aug 2 22:07:22 PDT 2008

Spaceflight Now has a running news commentary at....


Tough break for SpaceX.

Sorry for my earlier "overly optimistic" video link to launch #2.

Regards...Bill - N6GHz

Dave hartzell wrote:
> Jim,
> While at the time I write this there has been no official word from
> SpaceX, the anomaly just goes to show how difficult the launch
> business is (and why it is so expensive).
> There is certainly a learning curve that these companies must
> experience.  Without anomalies and failures at the beginning, bugs
> don't get worked out of the systems and may linger, only to surface
> when least expected.
> SpaceX represents an amazing opportunity for low-cost access to space!
>  Hopefully AMSAT will have a spacecraft to launch in the near future!
> 73,
> Dave
> On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 9:26 PM, Jim Jerzycke <kq6ea at pacbell.net> wrote:
>> OOOPS! Another "anomaly" for Mr. Musk and crew.
>> Wonder what they're explanation will be *this* time?
>> Jim  KQ6EA
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