back to article LOHAN team preps PRATCHETT mission

The Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) team is gearing up for one final test flight, codenamed PRATCHETT in honour of the late and great Discworld author Sir Terry. Reg reader Alex Carlton conjured up the winning name, and won himself a RockBLOCK Mk2 Iridium satellite comms unit from our mates at Rock Seven. Alex …

  1. Christoph

    Pity it couldn't have launched today, on the Glorious 25th. But would you have been able to add a hard-boiled egg to the payload?

    1. Anonymous Custard

      Indeed, or at least paint it lilac and christen the box itself "Potent Voyager".

      Anyway congrats to Alex, and pints all round to the team.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    You realise it's got to be launched by mad priests over the Rim, don't you?

    Carry on then.

    1. Will Godfrey Silver badge

      Re: Pratchett

      Mad priests we have aplenty... The Rim might be a bit of a challenge!

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Pratchett

        You'll just have to launch it over a Blackberry, then.

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