In article <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org says... > > In article <email@example.com>, > Robert Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > She states the two have very different orbits so they should be > >unrelated, but acknowledges that the very low probability of their > >both occurring so close to each other in time is puzzling. > > No, it's not puzzling. It would only be puzzling if there was an > explanation and you couldn't find it. But there isn't an explanation, > and doesn't need to be.
This is the definition of a pure coincidence. Nothing special.
Jeff -- "the perennial claim that hypersonic airbreathing propulsion would magically make space launch cheaper is nonsense -- LOX is much cheaper than advanced airbreathing engines, and so are the tanks to put it in and the extra thrust to carry it." - Henry Spencer