[amsat-bb] Dimensions of AO-13

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Sun Jun 4 14:53:55 UTC 2017

I can't find the precise dimensions. but here's a photo of the satellite
structure being worked on:



Paul, N8HM

On Sun, Jun 4, 2017 at 10:40 AM, Philip Jenkins <n4hf.philip at gmail.com>

> Hi
> I mentioned in an earlier email today that I'm doing a Sat 101 lecture for
> a ham club.
> Just putting the finishing touches on the presentation, and I have a
> question....
> I'm displaying a picture of AO-13 (my first sat QSO was on that bird) to
> contrast it with a picture of the the cubesats of today
> The only dimensions I'm finding for AO-13 are 600 x 40 x 200 mm...this
> seems awfully small for a 92 Kg (plus another 30Kg for fuel) weight. (23.6
> inches x 1.6 inches x 7.8 inches).
> Were these dimensions actually in centimeters. and not millimeters?
> Thanks
> Philip N4HF
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