Re: Strange TLEs

Sun, 13 Jul 1997 19:32:57 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 13 Jul 1997, Alan Pickup wrote:
> >Was the same cat # assigned to 2 different objects?
> Yes, the cat # was reassigned to the Mir debris objects which are now
> decayed.

...which raises the question, where are the 2 original objects now?
They should still be in orbit.  Did they get new cat #s?
Are they now classified?
Are they alien spacecraft being hidden in a huge government conspiracy?
Can we make a fortune exposing this coverup?
Can we find them using the original elements?

Jay Respler
    Satellite Tracker * Early Typewriter Collector
               Freehold, New Jersey