> "George Dishman" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> news:[email protected]
> | Henri Wilson wrote:
> | > On Sat, 11 Mar 2006 21:41:28 -0000, "George Dishman"
> <[email protected]> wrote:
> | I think even with ballistic theory, the dip would
> | suggest near grazing, but that's the point, you
> | have complete freedom to determine an
> | alternative orbit from the data using your
> | program.
> | > We simply cannot believe any of these readings.
> | Of course we can trust the readings, they aren't
> | in question, it is the _interpretation_ of the readings
> | that you need to revise using ballistic theory. If you
> | can't, ballistic theory is falsified by observation again.
> | George
> What observation?
> Three clocks were synchronized locally (really).
> One was sent to Mars (really) and another was sent to Saturn (really)
> The third little piggy stayed at home (really).
> Are these three clocks still synchronized today?
Almost, good enough for operations but not
navigation for which they use a fully relativistic
> According to NASA - JPL they are.
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