satwk30.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Mon, 28 Jul 1997 17:43:23 -0500 (CDT)

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report


   Date:  July 28, 1997

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.

Objects 24865 24867 and 24868 have not been cataloged by USSPACECOM.

Period: July 17, 1997 through July 23, 1997

Newly Cataloged Objects:

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

1997-035A    NAVSTAR 43/USA  24876   US     23 Jul  713.2   54.9  20224   19903
1997-035B    DELTA 2         24877   US     23 Jul  100.1   37.6   1331     194
1997-035C    DELTA 2         24878   US     23 Jul  356.3   38.9  20356     188
1996-051K    SL-16 DEB       24879   CIS    04 Sep  101.5   71.9    888     770

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

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

1994-029JC   PEGASUS DEB     24177   US     19 May 1994 16 Jul 1997
1994-029ZG   PEGASUS DEB     24604   US     19 May 1994 16 Jul 1997
1995-028J    COSMOS 2313 DEB 24859   CIS    08 Jun 1995 16 Jul 1997
1997-032A    STS 94          24849   US     01 Jul 1997 17 Jul 1997
1986-017KA   MIR DEB         23873   CIS    19 Feb 1986 18 Jul 1997
1995-028D    COSMOS 2313 DEB 24854   CIS    08 Jun 1995 18 Jul 1997
1996-050E    SL-6 PLAT       24295   CIS    29 Aug 1996 20 Jul 1997


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