Re: Massive Break-Up Event?

From: Greg Williams (k4hsm@lock-net.com)
Date: Wed Jan 17 2007 - 23:33:04 EST

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    Eric Rosenberg wrote:
    > I've been hearing murmurings around the community here in Washington that there may have been an extremely energetic event (satellite break-up?) in the last week or so in the LEO altitude range (700-1000 KM).  "An enormous amount of debris" in the range of 1000 pieces may have been created.
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    > Has anyone seen anything abnormal of late?  I haven't, nor have I heard anything.
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    > Thanks, 
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    > Eric Rosenberg (W3DQ)
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    What magnitude would the fragments be, and is there an active element set?
    
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