Re: Sputnik 2 (was: Re: Sputnik 1 sighting ???)

From: NK (i-cosmos@mtu-net.ru)
Date: Wed Nov 06 2002 - 15:12:53 EST

  • Next message: Markus Mehring: "Re: Sputnik 2 (was: Re: Sputnik 1 sighting ???)"

    Markus,
    
    > But they also tell about how they saw "Laika", that is, Sputnik 2 passes.
    > What about that? Sputnik 2 certainly was larger than its predecessor.
    Could
    > it have been observed?
    
    Naturally. Sputnik 2 was the same size as the Sputnik 1 rocket body,
    just because it *was* R-7 rocket body with three attached containers:
    the SP-65 solar UV and X-ray photometer, the Sputnik 1-like sphere
    with transmitter and the cabin of Laika.
    
    Igor Lissov
    
    
    
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