satwk44.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Fri, 31 Oct 1997 16:34:18 -0600 (CST)

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report


   Date:  October 31, 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.

Objects 24958, 25019 and 25021 have not been cataloged by USSPACECOM.

Period: October 23, 1997 through October 29, 1997

Newly Cataloged Objects:

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

1997-060C    FOTON DEB       25015   CIS    09 Oct   91.8   62.8    415     310
1997-060D    FOTON 12 DEB    25016   CIS    09 Oct   91.6   62.7    399     305
1997-064A    USA 133         25017   US     24 Oct No current elements
1997-064B    TITAN IV R/B    25018   US     24 Oct   95.6   57.0    671     425
1997-065B    ATLAS 2A CENTAU 25020   US     25 Oct  621.2   26.3  35257     221
1987-079L    SL-12 DEB       25022   CIS    16 Sep  105.5   64.7   1807     225

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

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

1994-029YD   PEGASUS DEB     24577   US     19 May 1994 23 Oct 1997
1994-029AAA  PEGASUS DEB     24622   US     19 May 1994 23 Oct 1997


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Mike McCants
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