[amsat-bb] The future of AMSAT launches???

B J va6bmj at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 05:02:46 UTC 2015

On 2/7/15, Gus <gus at 8p6sm.net> wrote:
> On 02/06/2015 10:56 PM, Bryce Salmi wrote:
>> This has existed for a long time. There's not much new.
> The idea of using an F-15 as a launch platform has been around for
> decades.  The Starwars program planned to use this technique to shoot
> down enemy satellites in wartime.  And that was back when Reagan was in
> the Whitehouse.


The feasibility of this was demonstrated in a test conducted nearly 30
years ago.  An F-15 launched a small rocket and it destroyed a defunct


Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL

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