Re: iss orbit boost test on Oct 26

From: Robert Holdsworth (robbonz1@xtra.co.nz)
Date: Thu Oct 27 2005 - 02:20:29 EDT

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    The test was successful in raising the orbit about 400 metres.
    
    Indications are that the next boost will be 9 or 16 November, or maybe 
    later, - after the spacewalk on November 7 and before the next Progress 
    mission in late December.
    
    Robert
    
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Kevin Fetter" <kfetter@yahoo.com>
    To: <seesat-l@satobs.org>
    Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2005 2:38 PM
    Subject: iss orbit boost test on Oct 26
    
    
    > They will perform a test burn to confirm a theory on what happened.
    >
    > http://www.space.com/astronotes/astronotes.html
    >
    > From
    >
    > http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/sightings/SSapplications/Post/JavaSSOP/orbit/ISS/SVPOST.html
    >
    > Maneuvers contained within the current ephemeris are as follows:
    >
    >
    >   IMPULSIVE TIG (GMT)   M50 DVx(FPS)      LVLH DVx(FPS)      DVmag(FPS)
    >   IMPULSIVE TIG (MET)   M50 DVy(FPS)      LVLH DVy(FPS)      Invar Sph HA
    >   DT                    M50 DVz(FPS)      LVLH DVz(FPS)      Invar Sph HP
    >   ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    >   299/20:13:07.265          -0.3               0.9              0.9
    >   N/A                        0.8               0.0              190.2
    >   000/00:01:54.530           0.2               0.0              182.9
    >
    > TWO LINE MEAN ELEMENT SET
    >
    > Orbit predicted Before Burn
    >
    > ISS
    > 1 25544U 98067A   05299.51249943  .00016071  00000-0  12697-3 0  9029
    > 2 25544  51.6419 307.9845 0000894  82.0144 278.1121 15.74316894 36351
    >
    > Orbit predicted After burn
    >
    > ISS
    > 1 25544U 98067A   05299.89336027  .00016071  00000-0  12697-3 0  9031
    > 2 25544  51.6436 306.0280 0001517  71.3416 288.7912 15.74194419 36418
    >
    > Kevin
    >
    >
    >
    >
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