FSW-1 and TSS decay predictions

Mike McCants (mike@comshare.com)
Tue, 5 Mar 1996 21:25:12 -0600

FSW-1
1 22870U 93063H   96065.33483436  .01749771  10892-4  13948-3 0  4960
2 22870  56.4167  47.7471 0196358  66.2183 295.9347 16.00795612117003

Small reduction in drag factor for 93 63H:

1 22870U 93063H   96067.01729000  .01910000  00000-0  21700-3 0    00
2 22870  56.4200  39.7390 0160000  70.0190 290.0950 16.07410000    00

1 22870U 93063H   96068.01084000  .02110000  00000-0  24200-3 0    00
2 22870  56.4200  34.9900 0143000  72.2800 287.8330 16.11880000    00

1 22870U 93063H   96069.06324000  .02840000  00000-0  29500-3 0    00
2 22870  56.4200  29.9440 0121000  74.6820 285.4300 16.17410000    00

1 22870U 93063H   96070.05006000  .03760000  00000-0  44000-3 0    00
2 22870  56.4200  25.1950 0097000  76.9430 283.1680 16.23910000    00

Re-entry is now predicted for March 11 about 18 hours UT.

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TSS/tether
1 23805U 96012B   96065.22717657  .00498101  00000-0  28644-2 0   427
2 23805  28.4736 203.6874 0056789 273.4113  86.0055 15.74030659  1797

96 12B elements are unchanged.  The re-entry prediction remains March 18.

1 23805U 96012B   96067.06448000  .00600000  00000-0  38000-2 0    00
2 23805  28.4651 190.2750 0046000 293.2400  66.9000 15.76100000    00

1 23805U 96012B   96068.01382000  .00660000  00000-0  41000-2 0    00
2 23805  28.4651 183.3410 0045000 304.5340  55.5830 15.77300000    00

1 23805U 96012B   96069.02561000  .00720000  00000-0  45000-2 0    00
2 23805  28.4651 175.9450 0044000 316.5800  43.5110 15.78700000    00

1 23805U 96012B   96070.03645000  .00810000  00000-0  50000-2 0    00
2 23805  28.4651 168.5490 0043000 328.6270  31.4390 15.80250000    00

1 23805U 96012B   96071.04624000  .00910000  00000-0  57000-2 0    00
2 23805  28.4651 161.1530 0041000 340.6730  19.3680 15.81990000    00

1 23805U 96012B   96072.05482000  .01050000  00000-0  65000-2 0    00
2 23805  28.4651 153.7570 0039000 352.7570   7.2960 15.83980000    00

Mike McCants
mike@comshare.com