Russians to Decide Fate of Express-AM4

Astrogator Mike has worked a lot recently on a re-purposing plan for the Express-AM4 spacecraft, and is quoted extensively in this article.

Don’t splash the bird!

Russians to decide on Polar Broadband Plan

This could be a great mission for science, and involved some decent Earth-orbiting astrogation. Stay tuned for more details of this orbit once we hear the fate of the bird. Don’t miss the associated video here:

This video shows the orbit-raising plan.