It would be fun to put the avionics package into Erik's bell jar and  
see how well it works at 10^-6 Torr, just for a starting point. In  
front of the space shuttle it is something like 10^-14 Torr. Let me  
know if someone want's to do that; I'll be free in 2 weeks.

Glenn


Quoting Keith Packard <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:

> On Tue, 2007-06-05 at 14:33 -0700, Andrew Greenberg wrote:
>
>> However, we had one of those "aha" moments several months ago where we
>> realized that our avionics system is a pretty darn good satellite by
>> itself
>
> We're not currently selecting space-rated parts, and experiences with
> other satellite projects seem to require parts with well known
> radiation-induced failure modes (e.g., no lockups).
>
> --
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>




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