Re: Last DSP satellite launch on Nov 11

From: Mike McCants (
Date: Thu Nov 08 2007 - 13:41:19 UTC

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    Kevin posted:
    >Between 1:39 and 3:42 UTC (Nov 11) a Boeing Delta 4 Heavy rocket will liftoff with the
    >last DSP satellite.
    The Centaur burn for 3 minutes at 22000 miles and the residual fuel and oxidizer
    dump after payload separation should be visible as two naked-eye "comets" about
    6+ hours after launch from the entire western hemisphere since this will occur
    over the equator at longitude 90 west.
    I will post a predicted tle after launch.
    Mike McCants
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