[amsat-bb] Re: SumbandilaSat @ 500k
m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Sep 20 15:45:16 PDT 2009
Yes 5 years sounds about right for 500km, but the Primary Payload mission objective lifetime is only 3 years and I guess they do need the low orbit to acheive their imaging requirements.
73 Trevor M5AKA
--- On Sun, 20/9/09, G0MRF at aol.com <G0MRF at aol.com> wrote:
> From: G0MRF at aol.com <G0MRF at aol.com>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] SumbandilaSat @ 500k
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Date: Sunday, 20 September, 2009, 11:20 PM
> 81kg 1000mm x 500mm /
> 500km altitude / High solar activity......
> It will not be up there for too long.
> 5 years ish ??
> In a message dated 20/09/2009 21:59:13 GMT Standard Time,
> m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
> Pieters email on AMSAT-BB indicates SumbandilaSat
> would be dropped off at
> 500 km, see
> 73 Trevor M5AKA
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