Re: Camera Sees Giant Hughes Satellite Deploying Its Wings

From: Tristan Cools (tcools@nic.INbe.net)
Date: Thu Mar 02 2000 - 13:43:54 PST

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    At 19:33 28/02/00 -0600, you wrote:
    
    >This video is pretty cool. :-)   --Sue Worden (worden@fc.net)
    >
    >
    >> CAMERA SEES GIANT HUGHES SATELLITE DEPLOYING ITS WINGS
    >> ------------------------------------------------------
    >> For the first time from space, video images have been captured of a 
    >> commercial satellite unfolding its purple-hued solar wings in orbit 
    >> more than 22,000 miles above Earth.
    >
    >    http://spaceflightnow.com/news/0002/24hs702arrays/
    >
    
    
    Hasn't this been done before with the XMM satellite ?
    
    
    
    Tristan Cools
    Belgian Working Group Satellites(BWGS)
    
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