RE: suitsat released

From: Daniel Deak (dan.deak@sympatico.ca)
Date: Sat Feb 04 2006 - 00:02:30 EST

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    > It's path would be only slightly different then the iss. Plot 
    > the path of the iss, and wait for the iss to pass. A short 
    > time latter, suitsat will flyby.
    > 
    > Kevin
    
    Hi Kevin and list,
    
    Because of drag, Suitsat should be in a lower orbit, so it should be seen
    earlier than ISS, not later. NASA commentator said that Suitsat was moving
    away from ISS at a rate of about 8 km per orbit.
    
    Dan
    
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