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satellites [2009/04/18 10:33]
pocci corrected typo: heaby payloads -> heavy payloads
satellites [2009/04/18 11:03] (current)
pocci In the ASE section changed freebee->frisbee (freebee is a promotional gift)
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-The ASE is used to launch the [[wp>​syncom|Syncom IV (LEASAT)]]. It is carried horizontally in the payload and released out like freebee ​- the "​toss"​ induces a 0.8 RPM rotation that stabilizes the satellite before the engine fires and sends the payload to orbit.+The ASE is used to launch the [[wp>​syncom|Syncom IV (LEASAT)]]. It is carried horizontally in the payload and released out like frisbee ​- the "​toss"​ induces a 0.8 RPM rotation that stabilizes the satellite before the engine fires and sends the payload to orbit.
  
 ^ L12 Panel for ASE  ^ ^ L12 Panel for ASE  ^
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