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Offline Titanscape

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Can we use a satellite dish, to send messages, to old defunct satellites, to switch them on, and use them in a toying way?

They stay up their as space junk for a while, still in tact, solar cells and all, just in wobbly orbits.


 

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Can We Restart and Re-Program Old Defunct Satellites?
« Reply #1 on: 06/10/2008 16:08:12 »
I expect the two main problems are lack of manuevouring fuel and deterioration due to the cosmic ray bombardment.
 

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« Reply #1 on: 06/10/2008 16:08:12 »

 

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