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W6TRW Club Meeting November 9, 2021

Speaker Topic for this Month: “AMSAT GOLF” Chris Wachs, WA2KDL   The goal of the GOLF program is to work by steps through a series of increasingly capable spacecraft to learn skills and systems for which we do not yet have any low-risk experience.  Among these are active attitude control, deployable/steerable solar panels, radiation tolerance for …

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Repost: One Radio Amateur Aboard Historic SpaceX Launch

05/27/2020 If all goes according to plan, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, and Doug Hurley will make US space history today [May 27], as human spaceflight returns to the US for the first time in almost a decade. Behnken and Hurley will be on board a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft for the “test flight” powered by a Falcon …

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Tour USAF Space & Missile Systems Center

Tour of USAF Space & Missile Systems Center (SMC) NOTICE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS TOUR ENDED AS OF 8/31/2018 Date: Friday, Sept. 21st, 2018 Car Pool at Space Park, in front of Building S parking Lot Time: 10:30 am  (**NOTE: Time has changed from 9:00 am to 10:30 am**) Limit:       1 guest per Club Member  (Total Group: …

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