RE: Rocket lab launched reflective ball into space

From: Ciprian Sufitchi via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:35:29 -0500
Object 43163 matches position of the Humanity Star as shown on that web
site's tracker.

Chip N2YO.com

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Behalf Of Robert Holdsworth via Seesat-l
Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 2:33 PM
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Subject: Re: Rocket lab launched reflective ball into space

Realtime tracking at http://www.thehumanitystar.com/ As the catalogued
objects have not yet been identified I have enquired from RocketLab which is
the ID for this one.

Robert.


On 25 January 2018 at 08:03, Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l
<seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:
>
> https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/01/rocket-lab-launched-a-secret-p
> ayload-into-space-last-weekend/
>
> Turns out the Electra rocket launched by Rocket Lab from New Zealand had a
'secret' payload, brainchild of the founder: "Humanity Star", a 1-meter
diameter, facetted shiny metal sphere. Expected orbital lifespan is 9
months.
>
> - Marco
>
> Verstuurd vanaf mijn iPad
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