satwk42.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Sat, 18 Oct 1997 09:04:00 -0500 (CDT)

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report


   Date:  October 17, 1997

This report is prepared as a supplement to the monthly Satellite 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 period 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.

Object 24958 has not been cataloged by USSPACECOM.


Period: October 09, 1997 through October 15, 1997

Newly Cataloged Objects:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch Period Incli- Apogee Perigee
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date   Mins.  nation KM     KM

1997-060A    FOTON           25006   CIS    09 Oct   90.4   62.8    385     232
1997-060B    SL-4 R/B        25007   CIS    09 Oct   90.2   62.8    368     226
1997-061A    CASSINI         25008   US     15 Oct No elements available
1997-061B    TITAN 4B CENTAU 25009   US     15 Oct No elements available

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch      Decay
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date        Date

1994-087E    SL-12 R/B(AUX M 23459   CIS    28 Dec 1994 27 May 1996
1994-029ZZ   PEGASUS DEB     24621   US     19 May 1994 05 Oct 1997
1976-077EV   DELTA 1 DEB     16997   US     29 Jul 1976 07 Oct 1997
1997-054C    SL-6 PLAT       24962   CIS    24 Sep 1997 09 Oct 1997
1994-029MW   PEGASUS DEB     24271   US     19 May 1994 10 Oct 1997
1995-008C    COSMOS 2306 DEB 23507   CIS    02 Mar 1995 11 Oct 1997
1994-029AH   PEGASUS DEB     23987   US     19 May 1994 11 Oct 1997
1994-029VK   PEGASUS DEB     24511   US     19 May 1994 11 Oct 1997
1997-044B    ATHENA 1 R/B    24910   US     23 Aug 1997 13 Oct 1997
1997-048F    DUMMY MASS DEB  24930   PRC    01 Sep 1997 13 Oct 1997
1997-054B    SL-6 R/B(1)     24961   CIS    24 Sep 1997 14 Oct 1997


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