Re: solar sail launch tonight, as part of Space X launch

From: Jim Scotti (jscotti@pirl.lpl.Arizona.EDU)
Date: Sun Aug 03 2008 - 06:27:49 UTC

  • Next message: Robert: "Re: solar sail launch tonight, as part of Space X launch"

    The statement on the webpage below is perhaps a little surprisingly upbeat, 
    but I guess you need to be in this business.  Hopefully the third try will be 
    the charm.  On a brighter notek, SpaceX released a video of the test firing 
    of their Falcon 9 first stage:
    
    http://mfile.akamai.com/22165/wmv/spacex.download.akamai.com/22165/9_Engine_VTS3-017.asx
    
    Pretty cool video....
    
    Jim.
    
    On Sun, 3 Aug 2008, John C Borkowski III wrote:
    
    > Statement out by SpaceX
    >
    > http://www.spacex.com/updates.php
    >
    > The vehicle was lost in separation, or lack there of.
    >
    
    I'm not normally a religious man, but if you're up there, save me,
    Superman! - Homer Simpson
    ----------
    Jim Scotti
    Lunar & Planetary Laboratory
    University of Arizona
    Tucson, AZ 85721 USA                 http://www.lpl.arizona.edu/~jscotti/
    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Subscribe/Unsubscribe info, Frequently Asked Questions, SeeSat-L archive:  
    http://www.satobs.org/seesat/seesatindex.html
    



    This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Sun Aug 03 2008 - 06:28:41 UTC