[amsat-bb] Re: Sunbandilasat launch
lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca
Fri Sep 11 11:00:11 PDT 2009
On 17 Sep 2009 at 11:50, David - KG4ZLB wrote:
Date sent: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 11:50:26 -0400
From: David - KG4ZLB <kg4zlb at googlemail.com>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Sunbandilasat launch
To: bill at hsmicrowave.com, amsat-bb at amsat.org
Send reply to: kg4zlb at gmail.com
> It always amazes me that the Russians carry a rocket on the back of a
> train to the launch site, then launch it on time and then land the crew
> on hard ground in what seems to be a very amateur and haphazard fashion
> yet it seems to work very well.
> Here, if a bird farts in the wrong direction within 30 miles of Kennedy
> Space Center, the whole launch is scrubbed!
> Maybe we should just get the Russians to do it for us!
> Bill Ress wrote:
> > Now be kind! AMSAT-NA may want to send up another satellite on that
> > steam engine in the near future.
> > Regards...Bill - N6GHz
> > David - KG4ZLB wrote:
What is even more asthonishing is they still use Gagarine era lighter fuel rocket but they never failed (or nearly). Couple of years ago i
was aboard a Tupolev 144 USSR military plane converted to a civilian plane and i was impress with the "no frills" aboard...decor was
minimal the back of the seats where open and we can see the green seat frame. This plane was bound to Cuba manned by Russian pilot with the
Russian fur aviation cap with flap over the ears. I'm not an aviation expert but i think after take off a civilain plane reach the cruising
altitude gradually but this pilot manage to climb his plane like a rocket. It was the worse experience i saw for ears pression blockage in
my life even an old lady was holding 2 glass over each ears as the flight attendant recommend her...Still puzling me about the benefits
after those years just try the trick on your next flight and report your results here.
Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
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