Re: Gravity Probe B

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Sat Apr 24 2004 - 23:12:57 EDT

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    Congrat's on seeing gravity probe b. Yup it's got a orange colour because of the kapton thermal
    insulation material on it.
    
    Other satellite's that have an orange colour to them, I like to call them colour sat's.
    
    ERBS = Earth Radiation Budget Satellite.
    
    ERBS
    1 15354U 84108B   04115.38981711  .00001286  00000-0  87038-4 0  7319
    2 15354  56.9908 343.4167 0031957 224.0307 135.8178 15.13256810 67220
    
    ENVISAT = Enviromental satellite
    
    ENVISAT 
    1 27386U 02009A   04115.02419945  .00000045  00000-0  32926-4 0  3418
    2 27386  98.5521 182.4230 0001188 103.8525 256.2791 14.32248162112368
    
    UARS = Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite 
    
    UARS 
    1 21701U 91063B   04115.69519409  .00000675  00000-0  67724-4 0  1668
    2 21701  56.9796  86.0811 0003875  91.1402 269.0079 15.03519438690545
    
    Plus the 3 lacrosse spy satellite's, and others.
    
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    COSPAR Site #1775  Long 75.6910 W, Lat 44.6062 N, altitude 100 metres.
    
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