satwk31.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Thu, 31 Jul 1997 22:51:28 -0500 (CDT)

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              Weekly Satellite Situation Report

   Date:  July 31, 1997

This report is prepared as a supplement to the monthly Satellite Situation
Report.  It provides a listing of objects that have been newly cataloged or
that were reported as no longer being in orbit during the period covered by
this report, excluding classical elements for newly cataloged debris objects
resulting from break-ups.  Source information for this report is provided by
the United States Space Command and NASA.

Objects 24865 24867 and 24868 have not been cataloged by USSPACECOM.


Period: July 24, 1997 through July 30, 1997

Newly Cataloged Objects:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch Period Incli- Apogee Perigee
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date   Mins.  nation KM     KM

1997-036A    SUPERBIRD C     24880   JAPAN  28 Jul 1971.1   25.3  91064     333
1997-036B    ATLAS 2A (CENTA 24881   US     28 Jul 1914.6   25.5  89172     224

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch      Decay
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date        Date

1994-029YY   PEGASUS DEB     24596   US     19 May 1994 05 Jul 1997
1990-081U    CZ-4 DEB        20856   PRC    03 Sep 1990 07 Jul 1997
1995-028M    COSMOS 2313 DEB 24862   CIS    08 Jun 1995 07 Jul 1997
1995-028K    COSMOS 2313 DEB 24860   CIS    08 Jun 1995 08 Jul 1997
1994-029Z    PEGASUS DEB     23979   US     19 May 1994 24 Jul 1997
1995-028H    COSMOS 2313 DEB 24858   CIS    08 Jun 1995 24 Jul 1997
1995-028F    COSMOS 2313 DEB 24856   CIS    08 Jun 1995 25 Jul 1997
1996-058E    SL-12 R/B(AUX M 24454   CIS    26 Sep 1996 26 Jul 1997

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