Re: Starshine-2 not seen again

From: Jonathan T Wojack (
Date: Tue Dec 25 2001 - 11:19:23 EST

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    > Yes but they will slow down by eddy current damping much more 
    > rapidly,
    > which I expect is why such a low initial rotation rate was designed.
    Do you mean that the upper atmosphere would absorb some of the rotational
    energy, thus causing its spin rate to diminish?
    Jonathan T. Wojack       
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