Re: Zuma launch

From: Bill Bard via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:30:43 -0500
But SpaceX should know from the data from the upper stage guidance after the burn.

Bill

> On Jan 20, 2018, at 12:14 PM, Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:
> 
> Op 20-1-2018 om 17:36 schreef wkitty42--- via Seesat-l:
>> On 01/20/2018 03:24 AM, kbear09090--- via Seesat-l wrote:
>>> Has anyone gotten a visual on the Zuma satellite?
>> 
>> 
>> for that matter, were the NOTAMS accurate and the 2nd stage deorbit splash down
>> took place where calculated and not somewhere else due to the mass of ZUMA??
> 
> We have no idea. But likely it did. The Falcon 9 upper stage will likely have
> auto-increased its burn time to reach the correct delta V  for de-orbit over the
> designated area.
> 
> 
>> where did the 2nd stage splash down, anyway?
> 
> The designated area according to Maritime Broadcast Warnings is plotted on a map
> in my blogpost here:
> 
> https://sattrackcam.blogspot.nl/2018/01/fuel-dump-of-zumas-falcon-9-upper-stage.html
> 
> - Marco
> 
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