Re: NIMIQ 2 Launch 29-30 Dec.

From: NK (i-cosmos@mtu-net.ru)
Date: Sun Dec 29 2002 - 07:58:43 EST

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    Bjorn,
    
    > If the orbit is circular at 213 km after the first burn, how can Breez be
    > at 1739 km at the 2nd burn ?
    > End of burn given? If so, why not also give time and position of the
    > start of each burn ?
    
    Briz-M (Breeze-M) engine is relatively low-thrust (2000 kgf if memory
    serves) and each burn is long.
     
    > Elements for the previous Breez launches are available at
    > http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/elements/26700/S26738
    > http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/elements/26700/S26737
    > http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/elements/26700/S26736
    > http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/elements/26300/S26377
    > http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/elements/26300/S26373
    > http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/elements/26300/S26372
    > but the elsets start with MM=2.32 or lower.
    > 
    > There is no time to request other (?) elsets from OIG. Anyone have
    > earlier elsets?
    
    For both launches, I have all elsets from OIG but none with MM < 2.3.
     
    Igor Lissov
    
    
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