Breeze-M debris was: More FengYun 1C debris

From: Leo Barhorst (leo.barhorst@tele2.nl)
Date: Tue Feb 27 2007 - 11:39:29 EST

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    Andy,
    
    The 1111 numbers reffers to the break up of the Breeze-M stage from the 
    Arabsat 4 launch.
    No pieces have been catalogued yet by Space-Track.
    
    Greetings,
    Leo Barhorst
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Andy K" <ajk@f2s.com>
    
    
    > There's been much talk of FengYun 1C debris (which admittedly was
    > deliberate) but is the number of pieces in this report accurate?
    >
    >  "But on 19 February this year, almost a year
    >  after the failed launch, the upper stage -
    >  which still contained some of its fuel, exploded.
    >  The US Space Surveillance Network has so far picked
    >  up 1,111 pieces of debris."
    >
    > [1] http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/sci/tech/6398513.stm
    >
    > -- Andy
    >
    
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