Re: Cosmos 1

From: Leo Barhorst (leobarhorst@zonnet.nl)
Date: Wed Jul 18 2001 - 11:28:05 PDT

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    Kevin,
    
    If it is SUB-orbital it will never reach a ORBIT !!
    You probably would say that the maximum height will be 412 km.
    See:
    http://www.space.com/businesstechnology/technology/solar_sail_010717.html
    Greetings
    Leo Barhorst
    
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Kevin Fetter <kevin_fetter@hotmail.com>
    > The cosmos 1 solar sail sat is going to be launched July 19 for a
    suborbital
    > test flight.
    > It says it will reach a orbit of around 412 km.
    >
    >
    
    
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