roam - The Iridium Magazine, vol 4, no 2

Mir16609 (
Fri, 17 Apr 1998 21:17:22 EDT

Hello All,

Donald Baker's piece on the Iridium Flares (Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Flare) in
Iridium's Magazine "roam" has been published.  It contains photos of Bjorn
Gimle, Paul Maley and myself along with Ron Lee's photo of a flare.   Also
mentioned were Brian Hunter, Joe Pizzicaroli (Motorola),  Rob Matson, Randy
John, Eric Vondra, Ed Cannon, Mike McCants, Sue Worden, Craig Cholar and Bart
de Pontieu.  

The piece focuses on the discovery of the flares, the development of the flare
prediction programs and general satellite watching.

Don Gardner
76.8419 W, 39.1796 N,  34m ASL