Re: Supersynchronous

Tony Beresford (
Tue, 29 Sep 1998 16:14:30 +0900

At 07:04 29/09/98 +0200, Bj=F6rn Gimle wrote:
>I've noticed that earlier, but IF PAS 7 is going to geosynch, and was
>launched by an Ariane, and all Ariane's now launch from Kourou at 1 deg.
>latitude - why would they do a plane change ??
Bj=F6rn ,
The usual geostationary tranfer orbit from Kouru has been 7 degrees=
for years, so a plane change is necessary. I suppose its some safety=
prevents a due east launch perhaps?
Tony Beresford