looks like INMARSAT 2-F1 ( 20918 ) wasn't sent to the graveyard

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Wed Nov 08 2006 - 10:51:26 EST

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    I came across this at
    INMARSAT Bird Retired Correction 
    On Oct 31, 2006, we reported this item from the SEESAT newsgroup, "Kevin Fetter reported on the
    SEESAT newsgroup that INMARSAT 2-F1 (20918) located at 143 deg east has been retired from service
    and moved into the geo graveyard."
    This morning Chris Swan, Senior Satellite Controller, INMARSAT Ltd., dropped us some email that
    says that was in error. "We have in fact recently sent INMARSAT 2F3 to its graveyard orbit, 2F1
    continues in geostationary orbit," writes Chris.
    So there you have it straight from the horses mouth. Contrary to many reports, including
    information in The Satellite Encyclopedia, INMARSAT 2F3 (1991-084B/21814) is retired from service,
    and INMARSAT 2F1 (1990-093A/20918) is still operational.
    So I did a check, looks like where adjusting it's orbit at the time, when I thought it was
    So I goofed, it's still at it's parking slot.
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