Re: Great news = NanoSail-D nanosatellite ejected

From: rizgar (rizgar@gmail.com)
Date: Thu Jan 20 2011 - 07:05:38 UTC

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    The twitter account for @NanoSailD says sail deployment will be at
    around 22:00 EST tomorrow.
    
    http://twitter.com/#!/NanoSailD/status/27930831225888768
    
    On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 8:53 PM, Derek C Breit
    <breit_ideas@poyntsource.com> wrote:
    > That can't be correct..
    >
    > Look at the time stated in the link Kevin posted.. 3day countdown timer,
    > does not equal tomorrow.. More Like Saturday..
    >
    > But I do see the TLE.. I'll just wait until those better than I find it..
    > Then I'll help..
    >
    > Derek
    >
    > PS.. Having a horrible time drift aligning in latitude.. Can't even get the
    > direction of the drift to change.. I was a LONG way off.. I am starting to
    > think it was more Earthquake, than wind..
    >
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: seesat-l-bounces+breit_ideas=poyntsource.com@satobs.org
    > [mailto:seesat-l-bounces+breit_ideas=poyntsource.com@satobs.org] On Behalf
    > Of k4hsm@knology.net
    > Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 8:13 PM
    > To: seesat-l@satobs.org
    > Subject: RE: Great news = NanoSail-D nanosatellite ejected
    >
    >
    >
    > According to Twitter (@NanoSailD):
    >
    > Big day tomorrow. Just about 24hrs before I open up my sail around 10pm EST.
    > Stay tuned ...
    >
    > TLE posted:
    > 1 90027U 0 11019.40613897 +.00003325 +00000-0 +47680-3 0 0001
    > 2 90027 071.9739 007.2360 0021785 203.3337 159.2085 14.7703891000001
    >
    >  On Wed 19/01/11 10:29 PM , "Derek C Breit" breit_ideas@poyntsource.com
    > sent:
    >> Well, of course..
    >>
    >> The question would be where is it??
    >>
    >> FYI.. I saw nothing.. Sky was too bright.. Main scope camera is not
    >> gettingpower, but I am drift aligning with a zoom view thru my sat
    >> scope.. I found the scope loose on the tripod head and about 20
    >> degrees from Polaris.. We have had some big wind gusts, and some
    >> largish earthquakes, butstill..
    >>
    >> Am setting up for once the Moon is out of the way..
    >>
    >> And a question.. In an element set.. The date.. That's UT, right??
    >>
    >>
    >> Derek - Idiot Extraordinaire
    >>
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