Re: OIG weekly sat sit report

Wed, 28 May 1997 23:59:39 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 28 May 1997, Jeff Hunt wrote:
>               Weekly Satellite Situation Report
> Newly Cataloged Objects:
> Internatl.                Catalog Object Launch Period Incli- Apogee Perigee
> Designation  Name         Number  Source Date   Mins.  nation KM     KM     
> 1967-092K TRANSIT 17 DEB  24807   US     25 Sep  106.4   89.3   1115    1047

This seems to be a bit old to have just been found.  How was it missed 
all this time? 
How are we sure this debris is from this launch, or can it be part of 
something that just broke?
 If so, what?

Jay Respler
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