Re: orbit for ATV on space track

From: Robert Holdsworth (robbonz1@xtra.co.nz)
Date: Sun Mar 09 2008 - 17:21:36 UTC

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    That is correct.   It was supposed to be de-orbited on its second pass near 
    Western Australia.  This was referred to in one of my earlier postings 
    linking to the information kit.
    
    As predicted conditions were too poor for observation last night our time.
    
    Robert
    
    
    
    > I heard from
    > a friend that the upper stage was intended to be deorbited 2 and a
    > half hours after launch.  So perhaps I'll see tomorrow.(but stormy
    > weather has been predicted...)
    >
    > Greetings,
    >
    > Tristan Cools
    > BWGS - Belgium
    >
    > http://users.skynet.be/satimage/
    > and
    > http://users.skynet.be/satimage/images/inter.htm
    >
    > 2008/3/9, Kevin Fetter <kfetter@yahoo.com>:
    >> There's 2 objects listed.
    >>
    >>  Object A - 32686
    >>  Object B - 32687
    >>
    >>  I assume Object B is the ATV, as it's in a higher orbit.
    >>
    >>  Kevin
    >>
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