The laws of geometry haven't changed at all, have they? This is the big 7N7+7X7 versus A310 argument of the 1970s, all over again. (And I don't think you can write off the A300/A310 - they sold...
There is some detail on the Globalsecurity site. It sounds odd, but comms spacecraft have sensitive receivers and powerful amps - and aren't designed to work with ground sources putting out as...
I have a soft spot for the Super 80/MD-80 because I was the first to report on the project's existence, in March 1977, when it was known as the RSS (Refan Super Stretch) or DC-9-55. It used the...
"Close only counts in horseshoes, hand grenades and B83s".
So, how'd that "let's just squash this Euro upstart like a bug" strategy work out for you guys?
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