Re: Zuma launch

From: wkitty42--- via Seesat-l <>
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2018 10:09:08 -0500
On 01/20/2018 12:14 PM, Marco Langbroek 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.

ahhhh, sneaky bastids... that could effectively hide the fact that the satellite 
was lost... or not...

>> 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:


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