Re: EROS

From: Jos Heyman (josheyman@hotmail.com)
Date: Tue Feb 21 2006 - 00:49:45 EST

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    Hi guys
    
    I have no idea where I got the EROS/1963 021A link from - it was such a long 
    time ago :-)).
    But in my listing I state "it is believed'......
    
    Jos Heyman
    
    
    >From: "George Olshevsky" <george.olshevsky@gmail.com>
    >To: "Jonathan McDowell" <jcm@head.cfa.harvard.edu>
    >CC: seesat-l <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>, "Dinogeorge@aol.com" 
    ><dinogeorge@aol.com>,        george.olshevsky@gmail.com
    >Subject: Re: EROS
    >Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 20:18:13 -0800
    >
    >1963-021 wasn't my idea; that's how EROS is listed in Jos Heyman's log
    >of space launches. 21A stayed up almost two months, but I guess that's
    >because it didn't make it all the way to 900 km.
    >
    >Naturally, I kinda like 1963-019A myself, for the reason cited in my
    >previous email, and it does fit with all vailable information.
    >
    >On 2/20/06, Jonathan McDowell <jcm@head.cfa.harvard.edu> wrote:
    > >
    > > Well, the memo I cite was from July 1963 - I think it's not sensitive
    > > NOW, but we just haven't managed to find any surviving documents.
    > >
    > > The 1963-021 launch is an interesting idea - I thought the info we had
    > > on EROS was that it was a low orbit mission (1963-021 was planned for
    > > a higher 900 km orbit): the 'planned orbital lifetime' was 30 days
    > > and the USAF museum ties it explicitly to 'Discoverer'. So I think
    > > 1963-021 is ruled out.
    > >  - Jonathan
    >
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