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13977Re: [coldwarcomms] Re: SNARK (not the sailboat)

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  • Mike Cowen
    Sep 26, 2008
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      Cool stuff!

      While not in the traditional sense of "communications", launching a
      cruise at someone is --definitely-- a form of communication! :-)

      Mike


      At 06:20 AM 9/26/2008, you wrote:

      >Well, I admit this isn't communications, but since you asked, I'll
      >answer...
      >
      >I've uploaded two photos of the guidance system, in a folder
      >called "SNARK." It was a combination stellar-inertial system, with
      >an automatic star tracker, which found and locked onto a star very
      >quickly after launch. The SR-71 did the same.
      >
      >If you look carefully at the photos, you will see vacuum tubes!
      >
      >--- In
      ><mailto:coldwarcomms%40yahoogroups.com>coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com,
      >"Michael St. Angelo"
      ><mstangelo@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Paul,
      > >
      > > Would you have any information on the guidance system? Sounds
      >interesting.
      > >
      > > Mike
      > >
      > >
      >
      >

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