Re: Request for optical observations of ABRIXAS

Ron Lee (
Thu, 06 May 1999 16:19:32 -0600

I observed it last night (early 6 May UT) and did not note an obvious
tumbling..but the pass was marginal and I cannot make a definitive
statement about its stability based on that one pass.

Ron Lee
>But isn't the interest in the payload itself?  I would think that the rocket 
>is uselss now in space.  Does anyone know if the payload is tumbling?
>Jonathan Wojack