satwk33.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Mon, 18 Aug 1997 19:00:09 -0500 (CDT)

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report


   Date:  August 15, 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: August 07, 1997 through August 13, 1997

Newly Cataloged Objects:

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

1997-039A    STS 85          24889   US     07 Aug   90.4   57.0    309     298
1997-039B    SPAS            24890   US     07 Aug   90.4   57.0    311     300
1997-040A    PAS 6           24891   US     07 Aug  631.1    7.0  35810     175
1997-040B    ARIANE 44P R/B  24892   ESA    08 Aug  658.6    7.0  37197     195
1988-032C    SL-3 DEB        24893   CIS    20 Apr   97.1   97.6    654     584

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

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

1994-029CT   PEGASUS DEB     24046   US     19 May 1994 02 Aug 1997
1994-029QY   PEGASUS DEB     24395   US     19 May 1994 07 Aug 1997
1997-022B    SL-6 R/B(1)     24801   CIS    14 May 1997 08 Aug 1997
1997-038B    SL-04 R/B       24887   CIS    05 Aug 1997 08 Aug 1997
1997-038C    SL-04 DEB       24888   CIS    05 Aug 1997 08 Aug 1997
1994-029KD   PEGASUS DEB     24202   US     19 May 1994 11 Aug 1997
1994-029TD   PEGASUS DEB     24453   US     19 May 1994 13 Aug 1997

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