satwk07.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Fri, 14 Feb 1997 16:14:40 -0600 (CST)

                        WEEKLY SATELLITE SITUATION REPORT


    This report is prepared weekly as a supplement to the monthly Satel-
    lite 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 calendar week 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.

    This report is prepared and made available by the Mission Operations
    and Systems Development Division, Code 510.1, Goddard Space Flight
    Center, Greenbelt, Maryland,  USA 20771.

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                                                   Date: February 13, 1997


                  Period: February 06 through February 12

                         Newly Cataloged Objects

INTERNATIONAL          CATALOG OBJECT  LAUNCH  PERIOD  INCLI-  APOGEE PERIGEE
IDENTIFIER     NAME    NUMBER  SOURCE   DATE   MINS.   NATION    KM     KM

1997 003A SOYUZ TM-25  24717    CIS    10 FEB    90.2   51.6      310    262
1997 003B              24718    CIS    10 FEB    87.2   51.6      140    130
1997 004A   STS 82     24719     US    11 FEB    96.5   28.4      593    589
1997 005A   MUSES B    24720   JAPAN   12 FEB   374.9   31.3    21462    232
1997 005B              24721   JAPAN   12 FEB   374.7   31.3    21453    229
1991 003E              24722    ESA    15 JAN      NO ELEMENTS AVAILAVLE
1991 003F              24723    ESA    15 JAN      NO ELEMENTS AVAILABLE
1991 003G              24724    ESA    15 JAN      NO ELEMENTS AVAILABLE


      OBJECTS 24682 THROUGH 24699 HAVE NOT BEEN CATALOGED BY USSPACECOM.

                        Objects No Longer In Orbit

INTERNATIONAL               CATALOG          OBJECT       LAUNCH       DATE
IDENTIFIER     NAME         NUMBER           SOURCE        DATE       DECAYED

1996 073A    BION ll         24701            CIS        24 DEC 96  07 JAN 97
1994 014E                    23023            CIS        02 MAR 94  07 FEB 97
1997 003B                    24718            CIS        10 FEB 97  13 FEB 97


CORRECTION TO REPORT DATED 01/30/97, DECAYED SECTION, OBJECT 1996 073F WAS
REPORTED AS DECAYING ON 01/23/1997, THE OBJECT IS STILL IN ORBIT.


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Mike McCants
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