satwk20.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Fri, 16 May 1997 12:45:03 -0500 (CDT)

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report

This report is prepared as a supplement to the monthly Satellite 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 period 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.

Period: May 08, 1997 through May 14, 1997

Newly Cataloged Objects:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch Period Incli- Apogee Perigee
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date   Mins.  nation KM     KM

1997-021A    DFH-3 2         24798   PRC    11 May 1342.5    0.6  35999   31867
1997-021B    CZ-3A R/B       24799   PRC    11 May  633.7   28.6  35911     210
1997-022A    COSMOS 2342     24800   CIS    14 May  708.4   62.8  39388     521
1997-022B    SL-6 R/B(1)     24801   CIS    14 May   91.9   62.8    517     241
1997-022C    SL-6 PLAT       24802   CIS    14 May   91.9   62.8    546     210
1997-022D    SL-6 R/B(2)     24803   CIS    14 May  705.1   62.8  39226     520

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch      Decay
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date        Date

1994-029QD   PEGASUS DEB     24376   US     19 May 1994 30 Apr 1997

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Mike McCants
mikem@fc.net