Re: Starshine-2 not seen again

From: Robert Oler (
Date: Mon Dec 24 2001 - 17:53:03 EST

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    I wonder if a "balloon" wouldnt be better.  Of course one the size of Echo 
    would really be neat (particularly for my other hobby...grin) but even 1/3 
    or /14 that would be quite visible.
    >From: Jonathan T Wojack <>
    >Subject: Re: Starshine-2 not seen again
    >Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2001 16:13:11 -0500
    > > Your frustration only emphasizes that the current project design is
    > > never
    > > going to produce enough visual observations of sufficient
    > > accuracy for air drag measurement. A matter I raised in the posting
    > > containing the observation report.
    >I think that if the future spheres have a faster rotational period, then
    >more flashes will result (i.e., more observations).
    >Jonathan T. Wojack       
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