[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 end of mission

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Tue Nov 29 13:47:45 PST 2011

On 11/29/2011 4:30 PM, Miguel Barreiro wrote:
> Even more generally:  what are the most frequent death causes for amateur
> satellites?

Batteries, batteries, batteries, and occasionally a bad component or 
piece of space junk.

Would now be a good time to mention that Fox-1 is designed to operate 
while illuminated, even after a battery failure?

73, Drew KO4MA

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