archive: Re: SETI ISS and Project Argus

Re: SETI ISS and Project Argus

Dr. H. Paul Shuch ( (no email) )
Sat, 05 Dec 1998 22:43:32 -0500

At 10:38 PM 12/5/98 -0500, David Ocame wrote:

> Hi Setizens, Here's a thought. If we can't get a Project Argus
>Station on the moon in the forseeable future, how about one aboard the
>ISS?

I think that would be counterproductive, from an rfi point of view. On
Earth, you have the Earth herself to shield you from at least some of the
swarm of interfering satellites. In space, you're right in the middle of
the hornet's nest.

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