[FPSPACE] FW: Solar Sail Update: Get Mission Events as They Happen
ljk4 at msn.com
Fri Jun 17 09:30:46 EDT 2005
>From: The Planetary Society <tps.mbl at planetary.org>
>Reply-To: The Planetary Society <comments at planetary.org>
>To: "Planetary Society" <planetarysociety at lists.planetary.org>
>Subject: Solar Sail Update: Get Mission Events as They Happen
>Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2005 13:51:24 -0700
>THE PLANETARY SOCIETY NEWSLETTER
>SOLAR SAIL UPDATE
>Launch Time Set: June 21, 2005
>19:46:09 UTC (GMT)
>IN THIS ISSUE:
>- Weblog - Follow Mission Events as They Happen
>- Project Director Update
>- New Videos from Lou Friedman and Bill Nye the Science Guy
>- Send an eCard
>COSMOS 1 WEBLOG:
>BRINGING YOU SOLAR SAIL MISSION
>EVENTS AS THEY HAPPEN!
>Follow the solar sail mission with Emily Lakdawalla's
>new Cosmos 1 Weblog. Emily is the Project Operations
>Assistant and Image Processing Coordinator for Cosmos 1
>and will bring you updates on the Solar Sail mission
>as they happen.
> -Daily from June 13 - launch.
> -Launch day - as news becomes available.
> -Daily from launch through deployment.
> -Deployment day - as news becomes available.
>These updates are also available as an RSS feed.
>Follow the mission at:
>SOLAR SAIL PROJECT DIRECTOR UPDATE
>by Louis Friedman
>The world's first solar sail spacecraft, Cosmos 1, is
>now mated to its Volna launch vehicle and ready for
>its ride into space. This is a great milestone in
>Planetary Society history: we have produced a fully
>qualified spacecraft and have it (figuratively) on
>the launch pad...
>Read the entire update at:
>JOIN THE SOLAR SAIL TEAM
>AND RECEIVE YOUR
>OFFICIAL COSMOS 1 MISSION PATCH
>WATCH TWO NEW VIDEOS:
>A MESSAGE FROM PROJECT DIRECTOR, LOUIS FRIEDMAN
>AND BASIC SOLAR SAILING WITH BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY
>"It's something exciting, something wild,
>- Bill Nye The Science Guy
>Watch a message from project director Louis Friedman
>or learn the basics of solar sailing and the Cosmos 1
>mission from Bill Nye the Science Guy.
>View the videos at:
>SEND AN ECARD
>TELL YOUR FRIENDS TO CATCH HISTORY IN THE MAKING!
>Cosmos 1 will soon be blazing a trail through the night
>sky. Nearly everyone will have a chance to see The Planetary
>Society's solar sail make history.
>Send an eCard to your friends and family by email to
>tell them about the solar sail mission and invite them
>to participate in Solar Sail Watch!
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