Re: Zarya Pre-launch Elset

Mike Rosseel (mike@itsolutions.be)
Thu, 19 Nov 1998 20:00:23 +0100

-----Original Message-----
From: Ron Lee <ronlee@pcisys.net>
To: SeeSat-L@blackadder.lmsal.com <SeeSat-L@blackadder.lmsal.com>
Date: Thursday, November 19, 1998 02:48
Subject: Re: Zarya Pre-launch Elset


>Zarya
>1 99999U 98 0xx A 98324.28457176  .00060000  00000-0  00000-0 0    18
>2 99999  51.5810 168.3860 0120960  84.9500   0.3480 16.07968400    10
>
>Note a previous posting that mentioned a perigee raising burn about
>two hours into the flight.  At that point this elset woud rapidly loose
>its accuracy.


the two perigee raising burns were - according to mister vladimir agopov -
scheduled at
approx. 05:14:41 UTC and 07:26:08 UTC on Nov 21 which is a day after launch
( at 06:40:00 UTC on Nov 20,1998 ).
So I presume elsets will be good for a day if all goes according to plan.

regards,

Mike Rosseel
mrosseel@iname.com