[amsat-bb] Re: TARDIS in Space.
n8hm at arrl.net
Wed Oct 23 10:36:37 PDT 2013
Wonder if we can get a bunch of Star Trek fans to pay for a replica
Enterprise launched into HEO. Perhaps the navigational deflector can be a
high gain S-band downlink antenna.
On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 1:24 PM, Joshua Abraham <jarvideo at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is a bit outside of the realm of traditional amateur satellite
> launches but I found it to be very interesting nonetheless. Some fans of a
> popular scifi show have raised the money to launch a replica of the show's
> time-and-space traveling ship into orbit this fall. From what I know of it
> so far, it will but a fully functioning sat within a very unusual chassis
> and will feature a GoPro camera mounted inside with the intention to
> transmit photos back to earth. Unfortunately, I'm having trouble finding
> any real technical information on this "blue bird" but maybe someone here
> knows more about it? All I could find was a very brief spec sheet.
> Here's a link to their KickStarter page as well as their official website.
> -73, Joshua KJ4VYR
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