Re: ISS and Atlantis observation

From: Jonathan T Wojack (tlj18@juno.com)
Date: Mon Feb 19 2001 - 19:15:36 PST

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    > Indeed.  I was watching NASA TV at the wave-off for yesterday's 
    > landing.  First order of business was to reopen the doors.  The 
    > shuttle 
    > can't stay in orbit long without the radiators in the payload bay 
    > doors.  Avionics will quickly overheat.
    
    Forgive me if this off-topic (please!), but why is such a great amount of
    heat created?  Is it something more than just all the machines and
    computers running (my PC console certainly gives off a lot of heat!) ?
    
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