Re: Fwd: Re: what's the largest geo sat ever built

From: Kevin Fetter (
Date: Tue Jul 05 2005 - 22:33:23 EDT

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    Oh, see I am confused 
    They say it"s " the heaviest commercial satellite ever launched to GTO". So they to me, are
    stating it it's heaviest satellite going to geo orbit.
    Sorry, that's they way I see it. Different then then saying it's the largest satellite. I have
    just seen that elsewhere, to shake my head.
    Better quit talking about this, don't want to make ted mad. This looks like it could be off topic.
    --- Ron Lee <> wrote:
    > >"Arianespace's next Ariane 5 mission will orbit the
    > >heaviest commercial satellite ever launched to GTO "
    > >
    > >So if 14000 pounds is the heaviest "commercial" satellite
    > >so be it.  They do not state that it is the heaviest satellite
    > >ever nor the largest in length/width/depth
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