Re: looks like XM-1 geo sat gone to the graveyard

From: Greg Williams (k4hsm@lock-net.com)
Date: Fri Jul 27 2007 - 22:40:29 EDT

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    Which was it, "Rock" or "Roll"?
    
    Greg
    
    Kevin Fetter wrote:
    > I have been keeping my eye on XM-1 ( 26761 ) the last few days, as it's drifting from it's orbital
    > slot. It's perigee and apogee have also changed. So looks like retirement has occured, ie it's
    > gone to graveyard. 
    >
    > It was parked beside XM-2.
    >
    > I not aware of any plans to move it to a new slot.
    >
    > This one had the solar concentrators on it. Only put into orbit in 2001. 
    >
    > Kevin
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