SMAP: spinning satellite antenna

From: via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: 5 Nov 2014 15:39:22 -0800
There's a satellite due to be launched at the end of January that might be interesting to observe. Quoting: "The 2,100-pound SMAP is equipped with a 19.7-foot (6-meter) deployable mesh reflector antenna atop a boom structure that spins at 14.6 RPM "

http://spaceflightnow.com/2014/11/05/soil-moisture-mapper-fueled-for-january-launch/

Frank Reed
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