Re: Emergency on Mir

hahn@geographie.uni-kiel.de
Thu, 26 Jun 97 11:34:25 +0100

>The collision occured before 09:18 UTC during Progress' flyaround in
>remote control mode before scheduled re-docking. The crew haven't had
>communications with  Russian ground stations at the time.

Using the post-collision elsets and those from the el970614 file, this
puts Mir right above Turkey at that time. According to STS Plus, Mir was
above the horizon as seen from Moscow. I wonder why there was no
communications with Russian ground stations. Anyone to elaborate on this?=


Hej d=E5, Marco
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