Re: Ground-based picture of Shenzhou in orbit???

Tristan Cools (tcools@nic.INbe.net)
Mon, 22 Nov 1999 00:51:11 +0100

At 15:32 21/11/99 -0600, you wrote:

>Anyone know where this picture of Shenzhou in orbit came from?  It doesn't
>appear to be computer art -- perhaps the Chinese have been reading Ron
>Dantowitz' articles in S&T. ;)
>
>http://  solar.rtd.utk.edu/~mwade/graphics/p/p9inorb.jpg


I don't think it is a groundbased photograph.

Just look at:

http://solar.rtd.utk.edu/~mwade/graphics/p/p9mc20.jpg

It is a blow up from the big screen at the Chinese control center.  It
represents a computer drawing in very poor resolution just because of the
blow up.


Greetings,


Tristan Cools
Belgian Working Group Satellites(BWGS)

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