Aqua orbital info

From: Ed Cannon (ecannon@mail.utexas.edu)
Date: Fri May 03 2002 - 18:03:07 EDT


I don't know the visibility situation, but FWIW, here's orbital 
information on the Aqua satellite that's scheduled for launch 
at 9:55 UTC on May 4:

Sun - synchronous, polar 
Altitude - 705 km nominal 
Inclination - 98.2 +/- 0.1 degrees 
Ascending node - 1:30 p.m. +/- 15 minutes 
Period - 98.8 minutes 

That's from the Aqua Executive Summary page:

http://aqua.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Here's Spaceflight Now's Mission Status Page:

http://www.spaceflightnow.com/delta/d291/status.html

Ed Cannon - ecannon@mail.utexas.edu - Austin, Texas, USA

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