Re: Space Track augmentation(?)

From: Allen Thomson via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:50:36 -0700
See http://www.amostech.com/TechnicalPapers/2011/SSA/MORTON.pdf

100,000 objects in the anticipated catalog or more.



On Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:17 PM, Allen Thomson via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:
 

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>> JMS
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>Sounds like a good idea. Experience with previous such efforts should indicate that crossed fingers are in order.
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>http://www.afcea.org/content/?q=taxonomy/term/2318
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>Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) mission systems (JMS) is the development effort Space and Missiles System Center is using to incrementally transition away from the legacy space situational awareness mission, and is intended to be the next step towards migration of the space surveillance catalog maintenance capability from the Space Defense Operations Center and CAVENet systems to a high-performance, sustainable, and network-centric computing platform by migrating the astrodynamics support workstation and special perturbations tasker applications to JMS.
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>On Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:02 PM, Brian Weeden <brian.weeden_at_gmail.com> wrote:
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>>Yes.
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>>They do have a plan. It's called hurry up and get JMS finished and pray that it works.
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>>On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, Jonathan McDowell <planet4589_at_gmail.com> wrote:
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>>Cool. So the 80000 series objects?
>>>(I really hope they have a plan for when the main satcat hits that number...)
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>>>On 26 August 2014 20:30, Brian Weeden via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:
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>>>They're adding TLEs for analyst satellites to Space Track. These are
>>>>objects that they track regularly but have not yet (or cannot) correlate to
>>>>a specific launch and thus can't put into the official catalog. There are
>>>>several thousand of them.
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>>>>Brian
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>>>>On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 8:24 PM, Allen Thomson via Seesat-l <
>>>>seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:
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>>>>> I don't know what this PR emanation actually means, but it might be
>>>>> worthwhile to keep an eye on Space Track.
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>>>>> http://www.af.mil/News/ArticleDisplay/tabid/223/Article/494687/officials-expand-space-tracking-website.aspx
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>>>>> Officials expand space-tracking website
>>>>> By Amaani Lyle, DOD News, Defense Media Activity / Published August 26,
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>>>>> WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Defense Department officials announced additions to
>>>>> its space situational awareness program’s Space-Track.org website.
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>>>>> In a recent telephone interview with DOD News, Maj. Gen. David D.
>>>>> Thompson, U.S. Strategic Command’s director of plans and policy at Offutt
>>>>> Air Force Base, Nebraska, said the release of new high-quality positional
>>>>> information on space debris of an unknown origin will help owner-operators
>>>>> better protect their satellites from objects and ultimately create less
>>>>> space debris.
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>>>>> “We run a predictive program that shows where the objects are, where they
>>>>> will be in the future, and the potential for these objects to run into each
>>>>> other,” Thompson said.
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>>>>> Thompson explained that most of the debris that is considered “objects of
>>>>> unknown origin” resulted from launches or space collisions, but has not
>>>>> been definitively identified by source.
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