[amsat-bb] Russian Thing

Greg D ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Fri Jul 28 02:29:02 UTC 2017

Has anyone heard if the satellite's balloon has actually been inflated yet?

Greg  KO6TH

JoAnne K9JKM wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> Heavens-Above.com now has pass predictions up for the new Russian
> reflector sat "Mayak," listing it as NORAD ID 2017-042F/42830.
> http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=42830
> (that's the page but no predictions were actually listed the last time
> I checked it.)
> Plus Mayak has its own app, available to those who back the project.
> See: http://cosmomayak.com/default#mobileapp
> On 7/18/2017 9:42 AM, Joe wrote:
>> While not really a Com bird, it still me be interesting to spot.
>> Does anyone know of a tracking site for this?
>> http://www.iflscience.com/space/russian-scientists-just-launched-a-controversial-artificial-star-that-might-anger-astronomers/all/
>> Joe WB9SBD

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