Re: Near miss between decaying Soyuz and jetliner

From: David Anderman (davida@cwo.com)
Date: Wed Mar 28 2007 - 15:34:21 EDT

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    A couple of notes here:
    
    The spacecraft in question was the decaying Progress M-58, but it 
    turns out that the "near miss" occurred at 1000 GMT, some 13 hours 
    prior to the Progress re-entry time:
    
    http://www.russianspaceweb.com/
    
    This begs the question as to what large objected decayed on the 27th?
    
    DWA
    
    
    At 12:24 PM 3/28/2007, Robert Holdsworth wrote:
    
    >It has been reported that there was a near miss in the Pacific 
    >between a jetliner and the decaying Soyuz recently released from the ISS.
    >
    >At the time of writing the story is available at 
    >http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/latest/200703290635/near_miss_between_space_junk_and_jetliner_over_pacific 
    >it may be there for a limited time but is very likely to be 
    >available from other sources- I do not have time to check just now.
    >
    >Robert
    >Wainuiomata
    >New Zealand
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