Timothy Leary Riding Pegasus?

Ed Cannon (ecannon@utxvms.cc.utexas.edu)
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 03:35:59 -0500

> The following elements (with a 151 degree inclination) appeared today:
> 
> 1 24779U 97018A 97111.68262286 .00013148 00000-0 10000-2 0 28
> 2 24779 150.9638 124.3884 0013848 317.3920 42.5781 14.98254891 33
> 
> 1 24780U 97018B 97111.68245648 .00040320 00000-0 30927-2 0 25
> 2 24780 150.9647 124.3876 0019848 314.4829 45.4096 14.99499756 31

I assume that the ooperational satellite is the "A" object, so the 
booster with the 22 containers of ashes (Tim Leary, Gene Roddenberry,
et al.) is probably the "B" object -- 24780, 97-018B....  I think.

Space Online has an article about the launch and the payloads: 

   http://www.flatoday.com/space/today/042197dt.htm

Ed Cannon
Austin, Texas, USA
30.3086N, 97.7279W