Loss of another Iridium

MALEY, PAUL D. (paul.d.maley1@jsc.nasa.gov)
Tue, 19 May 1998 12:53:00 -0500

I have been informed today that IR 24 -- because of USSpacecom mistagging,
you can currently spot it as the satellite designated as IR 46-- has failed.
No details. You should not expect to see reliable flares from this object.
Again, delete IR 46 as a reliable flare maker.


Paul D. Maley
United Space Alliance
DO5/Cargo Operations
NASA Johnson Space Center
Houston TX 77058 USA

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