40 years of CTS hermes geo sat

From: Kevin Fetter via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2016 13:11:20 +0000 (UTC)
40 years ago this year, a special geo sat was launched.

It's called Hermes, and it was the first geo sat that had, panels of solar cells, and a system to stabilize the satellite body in three axis.

It allowed the use of small satellite dishes, that alot of people use nowadays.

http://www.friendsofcrc.ca/Projects/Hermes/hermes.html

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