Re: Orbcomm Launch

John David Corby (jcorby@hurontario.net)
Wed, 16 Sep 1998 21:03:21 -0400

Mir16609@aol.com wrote:

> >From Florida Today:
> An Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL rocket is to launch on the third ORBCOMM delivery mission on Sept. 22. 
> Are there any visibility predictions for the East Coast, USA?

Are the Orbcomm satellites actually visible? I believe they are quite
small with not much surface area to reflect sunlight. They sure pump out
a powerful radio signal though.