Milstar Flight 3 satellite placed in terminal orbit

Ed Cannon (ecannon@mail.utexas.edu)
Thu, 13 May 1999 02:16:46 -0500

"Milstar Flight 3 satellite placed in terminal orbit"

http://www.flatoday.com/space/today/051399h.htm

> ...
> Beginning last Thursday, May 6, and continuing through Monday, 
> May 10, controllers began a series of burns to slowly raise 
> Milstar to its current, terminal orbit of 2,781 by 592 nautical 
> miles before commanding the satellite to shut down. Its previous 
> orbit was approximately 2,700 by 400 nautical miles.

Ed C.