Re: satwk01.rpt from OIG

Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Sat, 4 Jan 1997 14:32:00 +0000

In message <199701031943.NAA03743@freeside.fc.net>, Mike McCants <mikem@fc.net>
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>
>                        WEEKLY SATELLITE SITUATION REPORT
> ...
>                                                   Date: January 02, 1997
> ...
>                        Objects No Longer In Orbit
>
>INTERNATIONAL               CATALOG          OBJECT       LAUNCH       DATE
>IDENTIFIER     NAME         NUMBER           SOURCE        DATE       DECAYED
>
>1994 029NH                   24332             US         19 MAY      24 DEC
>1986 017KK                   23891            CIS         19 FEB      27 DEC
>1994 029BX                   24026             US         19 MAY      30 DEC

In fact, 1994 029NH is still in orbit (though I expect it to decay in 
March or so). Its latest OIG elset is:
STEP-2 Pegasus deb                               599 x 543 km
1 24332U 94029NH  97003.91835136  .00098812  00000-0  79620-2 0  1045
2 24332  81.7668 338.1945 0040421 333.0730  26.7482 14.98795712139471

On the other hand, #24432 = 94- 29 SL did decay on December 24.
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Happy New Year to All,
Alan
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