satwk24 report from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@freeside.fc.net)
Fri, 19 Jun 1998 11:51:31 -0500 (CDT)

Note that this report was 2 (working) days late.  I obtain these
reports from the BBS that will be shut down on June 30.  So there
may be only one or two more reports available before June 30.

Posted to SeeSat-L by
Mike McCants
mikem@fc.net


              Weekly Satellite Situation Report


   Date:  June 16, 1998

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.


Period: June 04, 1998 through June 10, 1998

Newly Cataloged Objects:

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

1994-029ADM  PEGASUS DEB     25357   US     19 May   99.8   82.4    990     507
1998-035A    THOR III        25358   NOR    10 Jun  684.3   19.3  37234    1458
1998-035B    DELTA 2 R/B 1   25359   US     10 Jun  111.3   26.4   1679     891
1998-035C    DELTA 2 R/B 2   25360   US     10 Jun  682.2   19.3  37126    1456
1994-029ADN  PEGASUS DEB     25361   US     19 May   99.5   82.1    879     590

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

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

1963-014DW   WESTFORD NEEDLE 19003   US     09 May 1963 13 May 1998
1989-089BJ   COBE DEB        23063   US     18 Nov 1989 29 May 1998
1994-029EV   PEGASUS DEB     24098   US     19 May 1994 30 May 1998
1986-017MU   MIR DEB         25304   CIS    19 Feb 1986 31 May 1998
1986-017MN   MIR DEB         25293   CIS    19 Feb 1986 03 Jun 1998
1998-032G    IRIDIUM DEB     25348   IRID   17 May 1998 03 Jun 1998
1997-010C    SL-18 DEB       24746   CIS    04 Mar 1997 05 Jun 1998
1987-068BT   SL-14 DEB       25250   CIS    18 Aug 1987 05 Jun 1998
1998-027F    SL-6 DEB        25352   CIS    07 May 1998 06 Jun 1998
1963-014EP   WESTFORD NEEDLE 19828   US     09 May 1963 07 Jun 1998
1998-026C    CZ-2C R/B       25321   PRC    02 May 1998 07 Jun 1998
1986-017LG   MIR DEB         23920   CIS    19 Feb 1986 09 Jun 1998