Re: Orbital express orbit

From: David Anderman (
Date: Tue Mar 13 2007 - 11:58:20 EDT

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    Let me amend that to the mystery object probably being the separation 
    ring which supported NextSat on top of ASTRO during launch, and which 
    is not necessary after deployment.
    BTW, OrbEx is visible over the USA for the next few nights.
    >The "C" object is probably the OrbEx launch adapter then, jettisoned 
    >so that it would not have to be carried by Centaur any further than 
    >necessary, that is my guess.  This would leave the "A" object as the 
    >combined payload.
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