[ExI] Why the reaction wheels on Kepler failed?

Henrique Moraes Mechado (CI) cetico.iconoclasta at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 14:56:38 UTC 2018

Scott Manley made a video about it very recently


On 08/23/2018 03:59 AM, Dan TheBookMan wrote:
> http://esmats.eu/esmatspapers/pastpapers/pdfs/2017/bialke.pdf
> One explanation though would be hard to confirm unless and until some 
> of these spacecraft might be recovered.... Or might it be possible to 
> put a platform with metal reaction wheels on a loopy orbit, wait for a 
> few solar even to occur, then recover it (when it loops back in) and 
> examine the bearings?
> Regards,

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