satwk22.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Fri, 30 May 1997 18:38:01 -0500 (CDT)

     To:  OIG1 RBBS

   From:  Goddard Space Flight Center
          Mission Operations and Systems Development Division, Code 510.1
          Greenbelt, Maryland  20771

Subject:  Weekly Satellite Situation Report

   Date:  May 30, 1997

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 22, 1997 through May 28, 1997

Newly Cataloged Objects:

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

1965-048P    TRANSIT 5B-6 DE 24811   US     24 Jun  106.2   90.1   1126     976
1995-071D    COSMOS 2326 DEB 24816   CIS    20 Dec   92.8   65.0    432     422
1997-026A    TELSTAR 5       24812   US     24 May 1403.3    0.3  35807   34475
1997-026B    SL-12 R/B(1)    24813   CIS    24 May   88.2   51.6    202     192
1997-026C    SL-12 PLAT      24814   CIS    24 May   89.0   51.6    243     233
1997-026D    SL-12 R/B(2)    24815   CIS    24 May  753.4   17.6  35560    6535

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

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

1963-014DU   WESTFORD NEEDLE 19001   US     09 May 1963 16 Jan 1997
1963-014EQ   WESTFORD NEEDLE 19859   US     09 May 1963 08 Dec 1996
1963-014FH   WESTFORD NEEDLE 21693   US     09 May 1963 03 Nov 1996
1986-017KB   MIR DEB         23874   CIS    19 Feb 1986 26 May 1997
1986-017LT   MIR DEB         23934   CIS    19 Feb 1986 26 May 1997
1989-089V    COBE DEB        22760   US     18 Nov 1989 06 Mar 1997
1989-089Z    COBE DEB        22764   US     18 Nov 1989 10 Nov 1996
1994-029AAX  PEGASUS DEB     24689   US     19 May 1994 06 May 1997
1994-029NA   PEGASUS DEB     24322   US     19 May 1994 27 May 1997
1994-029PP   PEGASUS DEB     24362   US     19 May 1994 13 May 1997
1994-029QU   PEGASUS DEB     24391   US     19 May 1994 12 May 1997
1994-029SZ   PEGASUS DEB     24443   US     19 May 1994 07 May 1997
1994-029TW   PEGASUS DEB     24473   US     19 May 1994 25 May 1997
1994-029XB   PEGASUS DEB     24551   US     19 May 1994 07 May 1997
1994-029XU   PEGASUS DEB     24568   US     19 May 1994 20 May 1997
1995-011G    SFU DEB         23570   JPN    18 Mar 1995 21 May 1997
1997-023A    STS 84          24804   US     15 May 1997 24 May 1997
1997-026C    SL-12 PLAT      24814   CIS    24 May 1997 27 May 1997


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Mike McCants
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