[amsat-bb] Re: European Lunar Lander - Call for Declarations of Interest

i8cvs domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Thu May 31 07:31:56 PDT 2012

Hi Stefan, VE4NSA

It does not make sense to put a transponder on the Moon just for the simple
reason that it's much more, simple and cheap to put it into earth orbit.

73" de

i8CVS Domenico

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Wagener" <wageners at gmail.com>
To: "Amsat - BBs" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2012 4:06 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] European Lunar Lander - Call for Declarations of

> ESA has posted a very unique opportunity:
> http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/HSF_Research/SEMGUMZWD2H_2.html
> Wouldn't it be great if the key AMSAT organizations put a proposal
> to put a ham radio transponder on the moon. It can have all the cool
> educational outreach and training opportunities associated with it. Let's
> encourage the AMSAT leadership teams to move quickly. We can do it, don't
> you think?
> Stefan VE4NSA
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