Re: looks like there could be debris from the iss in the future

From: Chris Jones (clj@panix.com)
Date: Wed Jun 15 2005 - 23:55:59 EDT

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    Kevin Fetter wrote:
    
    >From
    >
    >http://www.space.com/astronotes/astronotes.htm
    >
    [...]
    
    >Plans are being drawn up to shove off from the ISS an old Russian Orlan spacesuit. Tagged as a
    >“SuitSat”, this Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) project might be the most
    >unusual Amateur Radio satellite ever orbited. 
    >
    >SuitSat is to be tossed overboard during a spacewalk and would carry a multi-language Amateur
    >Radio transmitter, as well as a compact disk containing images of school artwork.
    >
    I think they should consider attaching a surf board to the feet, posing 
    the suit appropriately, and having the the radio transmitter
    blare out the song "Benson, Arizona" as it hits the atmosphere.
    
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