Re: STS 101 launch

From: Ron Lee (
Date: Fri Apr 14 2000 - 13:03:41 PDT

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    At 08:53 PM 4/14/00 +0100, you wrote:
    >Its depends in the orbit inclination
    >STS-99 ( I saw it a few mins after launch,  over Nottingham) was launched
    >into an orbit of 57 degrees. The 101 launch to ISS is at a much lower
    >inclination (circa 30) so is not readily visible from 53N.
    >High inclination shuttle launces are rare unfortunately :-(
    >53N 1.4 W
    ISS is in a 51.5 degree inclination orbit so if the STS launch is to the
    ISS it must
    go to that inclination.
    Ron Lee
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