Re: The decay of the DM-3 Stage.

From: Tristan Cools (
Date: Fri Nov 29 2002 - 17:44:06 EST

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    At 18:07 29/11/02 GMT, you wrote:
    >BTW: The ballistic coefficient calculated during my reentry
    >forecasts looks like a more massive object in comparison with
    >an empty DM -stage. An explanation could be a constant spatial
    >orientation of the stage until shortly before decay.
    I don't think it had a constant spatial orientation.  I've seen it evolving
    steady to flashing with approximately 1s wednesday morning.
    Tristan Cools
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