[amsat-bb] Re: dreamer
k0vty at juno.com
Tue Sep 15 13:07:26 PDT 2009
On Tue, 15 Sep 2009 15:19:59 -0400 Samudra Haque
<samudra.haque at gmail.com> writes:
> IF dreaming season is now open.. :-)
If I may add to your maneuvering suggestion Samudra,
I like to see a selection of deorbiting concepts tried.
This to be done in a manner similar to previous satellites have been
launched from the ISS.
Maybe one launched every other day while the ISS is over head during a
so TLM and tracking beacons are available for info collection.
As long as the LEO concept is in need of de orbiting and not the HEO bird
appears at the rate cube sats are being launched deorbiting will get very
> has any amateur satellite mission been conceived (and implemented)
> where the satellite is permitted/designed for in-orbit maneuvering
> with other spacecraft ? Simple example: Sat A, flies in formation
> Sat B. Complex example: Sat A, changes orbit to rendezvous with Sat
> Could be useful to avoid debris and other spacecraft, or could be
> useful in "joining" missions with additional tasks as Mission A Sat
> performs operations on/with Mission B Sat B.
> concept: "operations" is flexible term: example: fix other
> Since these "cubesats" or "microsats" are often launched in
> I would have thought this should be a common topic by now? Any URLs
> that describe the maneuvering tasks in-orbit for any class of
> spacecraft, please highlight them for education.
> Samudra, N3RDX
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 3:07 PM, Jerry <W0SAT at msn.com> wrote:
> > Hi : I guess you could say I miss AO-10 . RS birds
> > FO-20 .
> > I could go on and on.
> > When I see all the cube sats launched and FM birds I
> say to
> > Myself why didn,t they pull all the resources
> together to
> > launch
> > One HEO.
> > I guess I will have to keep dreaming that this might
> > The Dreamer
> > Jerry w0sat
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