Re: Fate of Lockheed Martin Athena 2 and Ikonos 1 satelliteunknown
Wed, 28 Apr 1999 22:11:23 EDT

In a message dated 4/28/99 9:37:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

>  It seems that in order to travel over Africa that it did have to be 
>  toward the south. Is this right?

See the graphic at Florida Today at:

It shows a southerly launch with AOS over McMurdo Station in Anartica, then 
over Africa, then Alaska.
A quick note for the lurkers in the Baltimore-Washington Area:
NASA's Goddard Space Filght Center will be celebrating its 40th aniversary on 
Sunday May 2nd with an Open House / Community Day.

Don Gardner  39.1796 N, 76.8419 W, 34m ASL
Space Day - 6 May 1999;