Re: Timothy Leary

Jeff Hunt (
Mon, 21 Apr 97 22:12:40

But, it would have to be big enough to be detected to get catalogued. My 
understanding is the cannisters are about the size of a lipstick tube that 
holds about 7 grams of ashes.

On a less humorous note I was just visiting the Orbital site
trying to figure out what weight penalty they paid to launch in a retrograde 
orbit. I couldn't find anything about previous payload weights but I seem to 
recall around a 600 (?) pound payload for a low inclination prograde orbit 
and the payload weight this time was around 429 pounds /195 kg or perhaps a 
30% weight penalty?

-Jeff <>

--- On Mon, 21 Apr 1997 19:11:07 -0700 wrote:

Gee, if I was going to sign up for this service, I'd want the Deluxe Plan
where your cannister is separated from the booster.  That way you get your
very own Catalog No. and Cospar No.!