satwk19.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Tue, 13 May 1997 14:53:33 -0500 (CDT)

                        WEEKLY SATELLITE SITUATION REPORT


    This report is prepared weekly as a supplement to the monthly Satel-
    lite 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 calendar week 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.

    This report is prepared and made available by the Mission Operations
    and Systems Development Division, Code 510.1, Goddard Space Flight
    Center, Greenbelt, Maryland,  USA 20771.

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                                                   Date: May 08, 1997


                  Period: May 01 through May 07

                       Newly Cataloged Objects

INTERNATIONAL          CATALOG OBJECT  LAUNCH  PERIOD  INCLI-  APOGEE PERIGEE
IDENTIFIER     NAME    NUMBER  SOURCE   DATE   MINS.   NATION    KM     KM

1994 029ABS            24790     US    19 MAY      ELEMENTS NOT AVAILABLE
1994 029ABT            24791     US    19 MAY    92.5   81.7      434    362
1997 020A   IRIDIUM 8  24792     US    05 MAY    97.4   86.3      642    629
1997 020B   IRIDIUM 7  24793     US    05 MAY    97.4   86.3      642    629
1997 020C   IRIDIUM 6  24794     US    05 MAY    97.4   86.3      642    629
1997 020D   IRIDIUM 5  24795     US    05 MAY    97.4   86.3      641    629
1997 020E   IRIDIUM 4  24796     US    05 MAY    97.4   86.3      643    626
1997 020F              24797     US    05 MAY   100.2   86.8      790    754


                         Objects No Longer In Orbit

INTERNATIONAL               CATALOG          OBJECT       LAUNCH       DATE
IDENTIFIER     NAME         NUMBER           SOURCE        DATE       DECAYED

1994 029ABS                 24790              US        19 MAY 94  08 APR 97
1994 029ABT                 24791              US        19 MAY 94  12 APR 97
1986 017KZ                  23911             CIS        19 FRB 86  30 APR 97
1986 017KR                  23898             CIS        19 FEB 86  01 MAY 97
1994 029RK                  24406              US        19 MAY 94  01 MAY 97
1994 029UX                  24498              US        19 MAY 94  03 MAY 97


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