Re: X-37B: Altitude history of OTV 1-1 ad 2-1

From: Robert Clark (bobbygc2001@yahoo.com)
Date: Fri Dec 02 2011 - 18:33:37 UTC

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     On this page X-37b the altitude frequently dips down to around 296 km:
    
    http://www.n2yo.com/?s=37375
    
     Why does the perigee listed in your file only go down to about 320 km?
    
        Bob Clark
    
    
    
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Ted Molczan <ssl3molcz@rogers.com>
    To: seesat-l@satobs.org
    Cc: 
    Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 5:08 PM
    Subject: X-37B: Altitude history of OTV 1-1 ad 2-1
    
    Since X-37B OTV 2-1 has been in the news lately, I have produced this comparison of its altitude history with that of
    its sister spacecraft, relative mission elapsed time.
    
    http://satobs.org/seesat_ref/misc/X-37B_OTV_1-1_and_2-1_altitude_history.pdf
    
    The data is derived exclusively from hobbyist observations.
    
    The USAF has announced that OTV 2-1 will remain in orbit past its nominal 270 day mission duration:
    
    http://www.spaceflightnow.com/news/n1111/29otv2
    
    Ted Molczan
    
    
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