Re: ISS & Shuttle

From: Ron Lee (
Date: Mon Sep 30 2002 - 22:22:22 EDT

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    There may be orbital mechanics at work but I suspect that you will just
    have to wait until everything falls into place.    Just be sure to look for
    morning passes as well
    Ron Lee
    At 09:01 PM 9/30/02 -0500, you wrote:
    >I am trying to see the Shuttle and the ISS fly tandem, but every time a
    >shuttle goes up, it seems my location won't see the ISS for 10 days
    >(Heavens-Above).  Even when they separate, I seem to be in a blackout area
    >because then the ISS doesn't get much more than 10 above my horizon.
    >     Is this problem just a function of my location ( 30.39 N, 95.64 W) for
    >certain launches, or will this be true forever?
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