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

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at pacbell.net
Sun Aug 3 10:32:02 PDT 2008

I agree. I work for a major launch services provider,
and the saying "If It Was Easy, Everybody Would Be
Doing It" is heard all the time.
We all wish him well, but stuff like this happens a
lot in the beginning.
--- Dave hartzell <hartzell at gmail.com> 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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