satwk35.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Fri, 29 Aug 1997 10:09:20 -0500 (CDT)

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report

   Date:  August 29, 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.

Object 24868 has not been cataloged by USSPACECOM.

Period: August 21, 1997 through August 27, 1997

Newly Cataloged Objects:

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

1997-043A    IRIDIUM 26      24903   IRID   21 Aug   95.7   86.7    561     545
1997-043B    IRIDIUM 25      24904   IRID   21 Aug   95.7   86.7    561     544
1997-043C    IRIDIUM 24      24905   IRID   21 Aug   95.7   86.7    561     544
1997-043D    IRIDIUM 23      24906   IRID   21 Aug   95.7   86.7    561     543
1997-043E    IRIDIUM 22      24907   IRID   21 Aug   95.7   86.7    561     542
1997-043F    DELTA 2 R/B     24908   US     21 Aug   92.0   82.6    542     207
1997-044A    SSTI LEWIS      24909   US     22 Aug   90.6   97.6    331     307
1997-044B    LMLV1 R/B       24910   US     23 Aug   90.4   97.6    312     299
1997-045A    ACE             24912   US     25 Aug No elements available
1997-045B    DELTA 2 R/B     24913   US     25 Aug No elements available
1981-059F    NOAA 7 DEB      24914   US     23 Jun  101.9   98.7    877     833
1981-059G    NOAA 7          24915   US     23 Jul  101.7   98.7    850     831

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

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

1994-029MQ   PEGASUS DEB     24265   US     19 May 1994 17 Aug 1997
1994-029TN   PEGASUS DEB     24465   US     19 May 1994 20 Aug 1997
1995-052A    COSMOS 2321     23676   CIS    06 Oct 1995 21 Aug 1997
1994-029JT   PEGASUS DEB     24192   US     19 May 1994 21 Aug 1997
1994-029NK   PEGASUS DEB     24334   US     19 May 1994 22 Aug 1997


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Mike McCants
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