Re: space collision

From: Leo Barhorst (
Date: Thu Feb 12 2009 - 16:51:55 UTC

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    As the FengYun 1C debris is mostly in a somewhat higher orbit than 770 km 
    there still is a highly risk that this debriscloud may collide with the 
    newly debriscloud(s).
    The count of fragments for FengYun 1C now stands at 2530 pieces according to 
    the latest SpaceTrack cataloging - up to 1999-25 DJM.
    This debris cloud has spread out along the entire orbital sphere. A lot of 
    them have perigee much lower than 770 km.
    More collisions will be ineventably.
    Greetings and clear skies,
    Leo Barhorst Almere The Netherlands
    52.3717 N 05.2580 E -2 m MSL
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