Sac/Hete (fwd)

Roland Vanderspek (roland@space.mit.edu)
Fri, 15 Nov 96 23:17:54 EST

> 
> observed 15 Nov 10:20 UTC
> 
> Object seemed to be brighter than other pegasus boosters I have seen. I
> gather it will be a bit larger, considering the Sats are still attached !
> Can anyone confirm if any on the solar panels were deployed ?
> 
> Ian
> Ian & Shari Porter
> Rye, Victoria, Australia
> http://pac.com.au/~sharian/
> 144.8070 E 38.3745 S 5m AMSL

The SAC-B panels were deployed, and significant tests were done in the
twelve hours of its short life.  HETE remained in its little can...

Check out the HETE homepage for more details:  http://space.mit.edu/HETE.

Roland Vanderspek
MIT HETE Team