Re: request

Sat, 11 Jul 1998 00:50:11 -0400

EQ Opciones en Educacisn wrote:
> I have always used the keps archives but for the first time I have
> downloaded an elsest.els archive and I found four Mir debris JM, MP, MQ and
> MS listed. I understand this means they are pieces separated from the
> complex. I wonder where I can find info about those debris. 

There is no place with details about each piece of debris. Some of
it is garbage, some items lost during EVA, etc.

If I am right I
> would like to know  the date they separated from the complex. May be

Look at the launch date of the "A" object launched just before and after
each debris piece. That should give the approximate date that they
appeared in orbit.

Jay Respler
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