[amsat-bb] Good Bye HAMSAT-VO52 - Rest In Peace
PE0SAT | Amateur Radio
pe0sat at vgnet.nl
Mon Jul 21 16:22:34 UTC 2014
On 21-07-2014 17:03, Mani [VU2WMY/KJ6LRS] wrote:
> Dear Friends,
> With heavy heart, I sadly convey, that our little angel ‘HAMSAT VO-52’
> would no more be able to offer her services to the ‘Amateur Radio
> Fraternity. HAMSAT VO-52 succumbed in Space on 11th July 2014, while
> was on her 49,675th orbit, due to the failure of on-board lithium ion
> batteries that have met their end of life.
Sad news, it is one of my favourite satellites and she will be missed.
I want to thank all the people that made and supported this Satellite
there effort and hope as others already mentioned that maybe she will
back one day.
73 Jan PE0SAT
With regards PE0SAT
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