Re: ISS decay?

From: Denis (denis.boucher@telusplanet.net)
Date: Sat Apr 17 2004 - 12:55:56 EDT

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    According to my program and present ISS tle (2004-04-16 11:52:19Z), I
    get 04 Nov 2005 16:54:03 UT. That would be  a day or two!
    
    Denis
    
    Allen Thomson wrote:
    
    > I'd apologize for this being slightly OT, except that ISS is a favorite Sat
    > to See.
    > 
    > Could our decay-predictors make a guess as to how long ISS will remain in
    > the sky if Shuttle Return to Flight is delayed significantly?  Assume that
    > the post-Columbia altitude history, as conveniently seen on Heavens Above,
    > continues for the indefinite future.
    > 
    > Thanx
    > 
    > 
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