Re: Oldest Hardware

From: Tony Beresford (dberesford@adam.com.au)
Date: Mon Aug 27 2007 - 21:13:22 EDT

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    At 10:12 AM 28/08/2007, Quin wrote:
    >Howdy.
    >
    >Long time lurker here.
    >I read with great interest about the Sputnik 1 and its booster elements
    >posted by Gerhard Holtkamp. Thank you sir.
    >I was wondering; what is the oldest known hardware left in orbit today?
    >Other than the ISS, what is the largest piece?
    >
    >Quin
    >
    the vanguard 1 "grapefruit" catalog number 5,
    and its rocket catalog number 12
    
    Tony Beresford
    
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