[amsat-bb] Re: DO-64 observation

Rick Mann rmann at latencyzero.com
Mon Aug 11 11:50:47 PDT 2008

On Aug 11, 2008, at 06:12:56, wouter weggelaar wrote:

> As Delfi-C3 goes over the earths poles, it flips itself 180 degrees in
> Z axis (perpendicular to earth). Otherwise one side will be always

Are you saying it has an active attitude control that it uses to  
change orientation right as it crosses the poles? Or is the satellite  
rotating with a period equal to that of its orbit?


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