Re: Decay watch: 2003 April 30 - BeppoSAX down

From: Mark Hanning-Lee (markhl@prodigy.net)
Date: Wed Apr 30 2003 - 14:36:49 EDT

  • Next message: Alan Pickup: "Decay watch: 2003 April 30 (#2)"

    A nice touch that BeppoSAX was launched, switched off,
    and reentered on or about April 30 in each case!
    
    Mark
    
    --- Alan Pickup <alan@wingar.demon.co.uk> wrote:
    ______________
    > Object: #23857 = 96- 27 A = BeppoSAX
    > Beppo Satellite per Astronomia a raggi X
    > Italian-Dutch X-ray astronomy satellite launched on
    > April 30, 1996.
    > It was switched off on April 30, 2002 and will make
    > an uncontrolled
    > reentry.
    > (Diameter : 2.7 m   Length : 3.6 m   Launch mass :
    > 1400 kg)
    > 
    > Notice prepared: 2003 Apr 30 06:55 UTC
    
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    To unsubscribe from SeeSat-L, send a message with 'unsubscribe'
    in the SUBJECT to SeeSat-L-request@satobs.org
    List archived at http://www.satobs.org/seesat/seesatindex.html
    



    This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Wed Apr 30 2003 - 14:41:17 EDT