[FPSPACE] NK Satellite may be a fake that was put on display for Western Journalists

Gunter Krebs gunter.krebs at skyrocket.de
Wed Apr 11 08:41:50 EDT 2012


Peter,

you are not the recipient of the criticism, but the Japanese engeneer, who
provided the commentary.

Gunter

2012/4/11 Peter Pesavento <pjp961 at svol.net>

>  Baris,****
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> I have no opinion on whether the NK satellite is badly designed or not.  I
> was providing commentary from a news feed from NHK.  Like I said in my text
> I posted, I was providing the information without evaluation.****
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> *From:* Baris Gencay [mailto:baris.gencay at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, April 11, 2012 1:47 AM
> *To:* Peter Pesavento
> *Cc:* fpspace at friends-partners.org
> *Subject:* Re: [FPSPACE] NK Satellite may be a fake that was put on
> display for Western Journalists****
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> Peter,****
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> What would this Japanese engineer comment on these satellites below;****
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> http://www.sstl.co.uk/getattachment/b0d842b8-427c-42a0-94d4-6dbea012b23f/DEIMOS-1-in-orbit?width=636
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> http://blog.sstl.co.uk/uploads/Alsat_flight.jpg ****
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> http://www.loyokezie.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/NigeriaSat-1.jpg ****
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> They both *do not* have deployable solar panels and they both *do not*have any "orbital adjustment jet".
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> Do you think they are badly designed too?****
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> Baris****
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> On 11 April 2012 03:50, Peter Pesavento <pjp961 at svol.net> wrote:****
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> Right now, I am watching NHK World (English service).  8:30 PM, EDT, on my
> local PBS station, via MHZ networks.  Katherine Kobiyashi is the main news
> reader.****
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> I am supplying this information as it comes in, without evaluation. ****
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> They showed some extended video of the NK satellite, along with
> commentary.   Roughly about 60 to 70 seconds with voice over, and then
> there was a Japanese aerospace engineer who made comments on the video,
> while being interviewed in studio. There was also a lot of coverage about
> the rocket.  Careful examination of the interstage/intertank skirt area
> between the second and third stages was quite soiled and darkened.  Do not
> know what that means.****
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> Apparently there are no deployable solar panels.  There are solar cells
> affixed to the sides of the square box on all four sides… the commentary
> said that the solar cells are affixed to the sides of the satellite.****
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> Also, there are no orbital adjustment jets anywhere on the satellite where
> they should be (such as at the corners at the satellite, to control any
> nutation), and the one that they claim is an orbital adjustment jet on
> there (right smack dab in the middle), is in the middle, and doesn’t look
> like a control thruster.  The NHK aerospace engineer stated that the
> satellite is too crude (he may have been hinting that it was also badly
> designed, I interpreted that as his inference) to do anything that they are
> claiming it will do…. Many characteristics of authentic, operational
> satellites do not exist on the model that was put on display for the
> journalists.  This appears to be a different press conference, as there is
> a technician speaking in English, and is wearing a business suit, that
> apparently is all white.****
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> Thought you might like to know.****
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