satwk53.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (
Tue, 6 Jan 1998 12:28:50 -0600 (CST)

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report

   Date:  January 05, 1998

This report is prepared as a supplement to the monthly Satellite 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 period 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.

Period: December 25, 1997 through December 31, 1997

Newly Cataloged Objects:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch Period Incli- Apogee Perigee
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date   Mins.  nation KM     KM

1980-028F    COSMOS 1172 DEB 25130   CIS    12 Apr   94.3   61.7    898      72

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch      Decay
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date        Date

1986-017ME   MIR DEB         24952   CIS    19 Feb 1986 27 Dec 1997
1997-086B    SL-12 R\B       25127   CIS    23 Dec 1997 27 Dec 1997

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