Who will be first to see Gene Rodenbery (and others) !!!

Ian and Shari Porter (sharian@alphalink.com.au)
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 20:25:27 +1000

I notice Mike McCants has just posted elements for 97-18A and B. I
assume this is the recent PegasusXL launch of Minisat one off the
spanish coast. The highly retrograde orbit is interesting. 
I assume the energy penalty for an air launch into retrograde orbit is
somewhat smaller and of course they had to launch over the atlantic to
the west.
I will be looking for the booster with Gene R and the others
attached(window in early may for this location)  :-)

Ian & Shari Porter
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