Re: Mir-Progress/Znamya Pass

Quinster7@aol.com
Thu, 4 Feb 1999 22:26:45 EST

In a message dated 2/4/99 10:23:53 PM Eastern Standard Time,
mdimuzio@cisnet.com writes:

<< 	According to Sky and Telescope's web page, the 
 Znamya experiment has failed.  An attempt to deploy failed.
 Another will be made on Feb 5.  Details at 
 http://www.skypub.com/news/special/znamya_update.html >>

I just saw a story on the local news with neat footage of the spinning Znamya
experiment attempting to deploy the mylar reflector - it appeared to work at
first but then the mylar apprently got tangled.  At least the video was pretty
:)

Quinn McCleery
Raleigh, NC, USA