Re: Spot 3

Doug Munn (sales@idi-ut.com)
Thu, 10 Apr 1997 16:10:39 -0600 (MDT)

>Hello,
>
>Is there someone who could tell me more about the status of Spot
>3(93061A/22823) ?  I have a strong reason to believe it has become a flasher.  
>I also think the satellite failed last December and has become 'totall loss'.
>
>Greetings,
>
>Tristan Cools
>tcools@nic.INbe.net
>BWGS member(Belgian Working Group Satellites)
>
>Damse Vaart:    3.2478E/51.2277N 3.75m
>Rijckevelde:    3.2856E/51.2045N 6.25m
>Brugge     :    3.2166E/51.2104N 5m
>
>
>
>

Dear Tristan,


If it ain't one by now it should be one.  General electrical failure (methinks a solar panel connection) caused it to die.  Without any command or control, it will just drift however and wherever nature's forces push it.

"Rest in peace as you drift along throughout time, SPOT 3."

Doug Munn


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