Re: GOES-12 deorbit?

From: Jonathan McDowell (planet4589@gmail.com)
Date: Mon Aug 19 2013 - 20:52:48 UTC

  • Next message: Young, Brad: "RE: GOES-12 deorbit?"

    They are using the word 'deorbit' in the new, evil, incorrect sense of
    'change orbit', they are just moving its
    orbit out of the GEO belt, probably up about 300 km or so. No post-burn
    TLEs yet.
    - Jonathan
    
    
    On 19 August 2013 15:44, Tony Rice <rtphokie@gmail.com> wrote:
    
    > Looking at this notice from NOAA, the GOES-12 weather sat was
    > decommissioned on Aug 15 and underwent deorbit maneuvers on  0100 UTC
    > and 1300 UTC on August 16.
    >
    > Anyone seen anything on where/when this is expected to deorbit?
    >
    >
    > http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/SATS/MESS/MSG2251608.01.txt
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