satwk47.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Sat, 23 Nov 1996 08:56:27 -0600

                        WEEKLY SATELLITE SITUATION REPORT


    This report is prepared weekly as a supplement to the monthly Satel-
    lite 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 calendar week 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.

    This report is prepared and made available by the Mission Operations
    and Systems Development Division, Code 510.1, Goddard Space Flight
    Center, Greenbelt, Maryland,  USA 20771.

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                                                   Date: November 21, 1996


                  Period: November 14 through November 20


                         Newly Cataloged Objects


INTERNATIONAL          CATALOG OBJECT  LAUNCH  PERIOD  INCLI-  APOGEE PERIGEE
IDENTIFIER     NAME    NUMBER  SOURCE   DATE   MINS.   NATION    KM     KM

1996 064A   MARS 96    24656    CIS    16 NOV    86.8   51.4      121    114
1996 065A   STS 80     24660     US    19 NOV    91.6   28.4      358    347
1996 065B ORFEUS-SPAS  24661    GER    20 NOV    91.5   28.4      358    347
1996 066A PROGRESS M33 24663    CIS    19 NOV    90.1   51.6      308    255
1996 066B              24664    CIS    19 NOV    87.6   51.6      168    143


OBJECTS 24646,24647,24648,24650,24657, 24658 AND  24659 HAVE NOT BEEN CATOLOGED
BY USSPACECOM.


                          Objects No Longer In Orbit


INTERNATIONAL               CATALOG          OBJECT       LAUNCH       DATE
IDENTIFIER     NAME         NUMBER           SOURCE        DATE       DECAYED

1994 029DH                   24060             US         19 MAY      13 NOV
1994 029VN                   24514             US         19 MAY      13 NOV
1973 086AP                   07047             US         06 NOV      15 NOV
1994 029PC                   24351             US         19 MAY      16 NOV
1994 029RL                   24407             US         19 MAY      16 NOV
1996 064A     MARS 96        24656            CIS         16 NOV      18 NOV
1994 029VC                   24479             US         19 MAY      17 NOV
1994 029BP                   24018             US         19 MAY      19 NOV
1996 043A    PROGRESS M32    24071            CIS         31 JUL      21 NOV


Mike McCants
mikem@fc.net