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Message 1071033 - Posted: 27 Jan 2011, 4:26:37 UTC

I just finished reading a realy cool article in the Scientific Americon magaazine, page 48 about somthing called the Cubesat, its a very small satellites that will soon cost only $10,000 to build and launch into space. Anyone can build them for any projects they see fit. the web site is http://cubesat.org/. Check it out.


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Message 1071122 - Posted: 27 Jan 2011, 12:59:35 UTC - in response to Message 1071033.
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So, if we could get 10% of the active S@H users to contribute $1 each, we could have our own satellite.



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Message 1071160 - Posted: 27 Jan 2011, 16:38:16 UTC

I think we have more than enough satellites. Ever google your house? Scary. Ive seen every car I have owned the last 20 years.


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Message 1071175 - Posted: 27 Jan 2011, 17:19:11 UTC - in response to Message 1071160.

Ive seen every car I have owned the last 20 years.


Still parked in your front yard? I had neighbours like that out west.

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Message 1071181 - Posted: 27 Jan 2011, 18:01:43 UTC - in response to Message 1071175.

Ive seen every car I have owned the last 20 years.


Still parked in your front yard? I had neighbours like that out west.


LMAO, No! Different cars over 20 years. And ive seen my tree grow also:)
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Message 1071234 - Posted: 27 Jan 2011, 20:59:33 UTC - in response to Message 1071175.

Ive seen every car I have owned the last 20 years.


Still parked in your front yard? I had neighbours like that out west.

Google Earth has a time function so you can see how a location changes over time.

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Message 1071256 - Posted: 27 Jan 2011, 22:07:33 UTC - in response to Message 1071234.

Ive seen every car I have owned the last 20 years.


Still parked in your front yard? I had neighbours like that out west.

Google Earth has a time function so you can see how a location changes over time.

Now that one I've got to look up!


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Message 1071288 - Posted: 27 Jan 2011, 23:11:19 UTC - in response to Message 1071234.

Ive seen every car I have owned the last 20 years.


Still parked in your front yard? I had neighbours like that out west.

Google Earth has a time function so you can see how a location changes over time.

But I know there are some places where they have not updated the pictures for 10 years or more. US78 in the outskirts of Birmingham is shown traveling through virgin forest...


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Message 1071517 - Posted: 28 Jan 2011, 14:33:14 UTC - in response to Message 1071160.

I think we have more than enough satellites. Ever google your house? Scary. Ive seen every car I have owned the last 20 years.

But acording to this article ive read they are in low orbit and will evetualy fall back to earth.

Also acording to this article the University of California, Berkeley ( sound familiar lol ) used the Cubesat for their Ions, Neutrals, Electrons, Magnetic Fields projects.

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