satwk02.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Sat, 10 Jan 1998 08:52:46 -0600 (CST)

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report

   Date:  January 09, 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.

Corrections To Satellite (COMMON NAMES)

25112   1997084A   ORBCOMM FM 8  (WAS FM-5)
25113   1997084B   ORBCOMM FM 10 (WAS FM-6)
25114   1997084C   ORBCOMM FM 11 (WAS FM-7)
25115   1997084D   ORBCOMM FM 12 (WAS FM-8)
25116   1997084E   ORBCOMM FM 9  (WAS FM-9)
25117   1997084F   ORBCOMM FM 5  (WAS FM-10)
25118   1997084G   ORBCOMM FM 6  (WAS FM-11)
25119   1997084H   ORBCOMM FM 7  (WAS FM-12)

Period: January 01, 1998 through January 07, 1998

Newly Cataloged Objects:

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

1998-001A    LUNAR PROSPECTO 25131   US     07 Jan No elements available
1998-001B    ORBIT ADJUST MO 25132   US     07 Jan No elements available

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

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

1980-028F    COSMOS 1172 DEB 25130   CIS    12 Apr 1980 24 Dec 1997
1989-089AW   COBE DEB        22625   US     18 Nov 1989 25 Dec 1997
1997-035B    DELTA 2 R/B(1)  24877   US     23 Jul 1997 02 Jan 1998
1997-048C    SMART DISPENSER 24927   PRC    01 Sep 1997 06 Jan 1998
1998-001A    LUNAR PROSPECTO 25131   US     07 Jan 1998 07 Jan 1998
1998-001B    ORBIT ADJUST MO 25132   US     07 Jan 1998 07 Jan 1998


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