RE: suitsat released

From: Don Gardner (mir16609@verizon.net)
Date: Sat Feb 04 2006 - 00:38:03 EST

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    Figuring that they are moving at about 8km/second that's a delta of about 1
    seconds/orbit or about 16 seconds/day - 160 sec for 10 days.
    
    
    Don Gardner
    39.1799 N, 76.8406 W, 100m ASL
    
    -----Original Message-----
    From: Steve Newcomb [mailto:snewcomb@gcnetmail.net] 
    Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2006 12:19 AM
    To: SeeSat-L@satobs.org
    Subject: RE: suitsat released
    
    > NASA commentator said that Suitsat was moving
    away from ISS at a rate of about 8 km per orbit.
    
    So after 10 days at approx 15 3/4 orbits per day they are approx 1260 km
    apart.
    What kind of time separation would that be?
    
    
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