Re: [unrev-II] the save iridium project...

From: Peter P. Yim (
Date: Thu Mar 30 2000 - 08:29:49 PST

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    Wow! Now, this is REALLY meaningful.

    I wasn't able to access the site Jon referred us to (hope it's because
    of too much traffic), but I'll definitely try again.

    Thanks, Jon, for bringing this to our attention.



    Jon Winters wrote Thu, 30 Mar 2000 10:04:29 -0600 (EST) :
    > Iridium is broke and they are planning on de-orbiting the 66 sattelites.
    > An open source project has formed to investigate buying them and creating
    > the world's first open source public network.
    > Checkit:
    > There is a survey and they are looking for volunteers, ideas, and
    > feedback. The project seems impossible but you've got to give'em props for
    > having lofty dreams.
    > --
    > Jon Winters
    > "Everybody loves the GIMP!"

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