Fw: IRDT-2?

From: Rick McFarlane (rickmcf@sympatico.ca)
Date: Wed Jul 17 2002 - 17:31:59 EDT

  • Next message: Sebastian Stabroth: "Re: IRDT-2?"

     Check out this link:
    
    http://www.space.com/businesstechnology/technology/fregat_update_000216.html
    
     It appears that one of the two test vehicles was found, although just how
    successful it was is yet to be determined - there was some amage to the test
     payload.
    
    
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: Robert Oler <cvn65vf94@msn.com>
    > To: <s.stabroth@tu-bs.de>; <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    > Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 5:05 PM
    > Subject: Re: IRDT-2?
    >
    >
    > > It was launched but "lost" around the Kamchatea (spell) penninsula.
    This
    > is
    > > sort of a repeat of the Planetary Societies solar sail.  While the sail
    > > didnt deploy they looked for the payload and found nothing (although I
    > dont
    > > think that it was recoverable...but might have that wrong).
    > >
    > > Did the payload "work"?  Who knows
    > >
    > > Robert
    > >
    > >
    > > >From: "Sebastian Stabroth" <s.stabroth@tu-bs.de>
    > > >To: <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    > > >Subject: IRDT-2?
    > > >Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 19:29:28 +0200
    > > >
    > > >Hello all,
    > > >
    > > >does someone know what the status of the Inflatable Reentry Descent
    > > >Technology-Demonstrator 2 is? Did it really launch last week and was it
    > > >recovered?
    > > >
    > > >Cheers,
    > > >Sebastian
    > > >http://www.sebastian-stabroth.de
    > > >
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    > > Robert Oler WB5MZO Houston TX
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