[amsat-bb] Re: Reminder of the AMSAT Mission

Tom Busch tom at bloomington.com
Tue Aug 12 11:03:09 PDT 2008

Nowhere in there is mention of emergency communication.  Yet it pops up 
again and again on the Eagle and Namaste boards.

AMSAT should stick to its mission.


Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
> Just as a reminder....Drew
> AMSAT is a non-profit volunteer organization which designs, builds and 
> operates experimental satellites and promotes space education. We work in 
> partnership with government, industry, educational institutions and fellow 
> amateur radio societies. We encourage technical and scientific innovation, 
> and promote the training and development of skilled satellite and ground 
> system designers and operators.
> Our Vision is to deploy high earth orbit satellite systems that offer daily 
> coverage by 2009 and continuous coverage by 2012. AMSAT will continue active 
> participation in human space missions and support a stream of LEO satellites 
> developed in cooperation with the educational community and other amateur 
> satellite groups.
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