satwk03.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Sat, 18 Jan 1997 08:12:02 -0600

                        WEEKLY SATELLITE SITUATION REPORT


    This report is prepared weekly as a supplement to the monthly Satel-
    lite Situation Report.  It provides a listing of objects that have
    been newly cataloged or that were reported as no longer being in orbit
    during the calendar week covered by this report, excluding classical
    elements for newly cataloged debris objects resulting from break-ups.
    Source information for this report is provided by the United States
    Space Command and NASA.

    This report is prepared and made available by the Mission Operations
    and Systems Development Division, Code 510.1, Goddard Space Flight
    Center, Greenbelt, Maryland,  USA 20771.

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                                                   Date: January 16, 1997


                  Period: January 09 through January 15

                         Newly Cataloged Objects

INTERNATIONAL          CATALOG OBJECT  LAUNCH  PERIOD  INCLI-  APOGEE PERIGEE
IDENTIFIER     NAME    NUMBER  SOURCE   DATE   MINS.   NATION    KM     KM

1996 073C              24706     CIS   24 DEC    90.2    62.8    354    214
1996 073D              24707     CIS   24 DEC    92.1    62.8    454    309
1996 073E              24708     CIS   24 DEC    91.6    62.8    413    296
1996 073F              24709     CIS   24 DEC    89.4    62.8    289    203
1996 073G              24710     CIS   24 DEC    88.5    62.7    224    180
1997 001A  STS 81      24711      US   12 JAN    92.2    51.6    392    380


      OBJECTS 24682 THROUGH 24699 HAVE NOT BEEN CATALOGED BY USSPACECOM.


                        Objects No Longer In Orbit

INTERNATIONAL               CATALOG          OBJECT       LAUNCH       DATE
IDENTIFIER     NAME         NUMBER           SOURCE        DATE       DECAYED

1989 033B     MAGELLAN       19969             US         04 MAY      13 OCT
1994 029DD                   24056             US         19 MAY      10 NOV
1994 029TU                   24471             US         19 MAY      30 DEC
1994 029YT                   24591             US         19 MAY      02 JAN
1994 029WP                   24539             US         19 MAY      02 JAN
1994 029P                    23969             US         19 MAY      03 JAN
1996 073A     BION II        24701            CIS         24 DEC      07 JAN
1994 029MG                   24257             US         19 MAY      08 JAN
1994 029LQ                   24241             US         19 MAY      09 JAN
1994 029RV                   24415             US         19 MAY      10 JAN
1994 029VG                   24508             US         19 MAY      10 JAN
1994 029RQ                   24411             US         19 MAY      10 JAN
1996 060B                    24641            CIS         24 OCT      11 JAN
1986 017LE                   23918            CIS         19 FEB      11 JAN


Obtained 1 day late from OIG and posted to SeeSat-L by
Mike McCants
mikem@fc.net