APOD: Three CubeSats Released (2014 Jan 06)

Comments and questions about the APOD on the main view screen.
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Re: APOD: Three CubeSats Released (2014 Jan 06)

Post by geckzilla » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:18 pm

Chris Peterson wrote:I don't think the ISS normally jettisons pee. But the ISS isn't the only manned spacecraft.
Oh, right. The ISS just jettisons old, dirty laundry.
Just call me "geck" because "zilla" is like a last name.

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Why do I am alook alike a poss of porterpease?

Post by neufer » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:42 pm

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Re: APOD: Three CubeSats Released (2014 Jan 06)

Post by Ron-Astro Pharmacist » Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:41 pm

I know I should never have started this – I can’t get that tune out of my head!!
Well, at least I came up with another verse.


Three Blind ‘lites, Three Blind ‘lites.
See how they roam, See how they roam
They all sent data to those at home
To tell us a little of what we don’t know
Too bad they end up as toast over Nome
As Three Blind ‘lites

Hope it’s not catchy. I'll stop now.
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Re: APOD: Three CubeSats Released (2014 Jan 06)

Post by neufer » Sat Jan 11, 2014 2:03 pm

Chris Peterson wrote:
neufer wrote:
2) the second wind is blocked by the Earth's magnetosphere.
Most of it is. But by no means all. Satellites in low Earth orbit certainly encounter particles of the solar wind.
Not directly ... and not (generally) at ISS latitudes.

http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/bestofso ... /recon.mpg
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