STSS Demo - search elements for Sep 25 launch - updated

From: Ted Molczan (ssl3molcz@rogers.com)
Date: Fri Sep 25 2009 - 12:47:48 UTC

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    The STSS Demo satellites were launch on 2009 Sep 25, at 12:20 UTC, from Cape
    Canaveral, aboard a Delta 2 rocket.
    
    I have updated the search elements for the actual launch time.
    
    Parking orbit                                           185 X 1537 km
    1 77001U          09268.52120719  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    00
    2 77001  54.6000  91.4131 0933762  36.2000  18.3000 14.09479000    08
    
    Payload 1                                              1346 X 1352 km
    1 77004U          09268.54709493  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    07
    2 77004  58.0000  90.9532 0003600 216.2526 335.5000 12.77975000    08
    
    Payload 2                                              1339 X 1350 km
    1 77005U          09268.55224538  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    01
    2 77005  58.0000  90.9393 0007193 216.2579 359.0000 12.79123000    01
    
    Payload numbers are in order of separation from the 2nd stage.
    
    RAANs are accurate to 1 deg, at best. Argument of perigee of the payload orbits
    is a guess. 
    
    Rough guesses for the final orbit of the Delta II's 2nd stage, for inclination
    changes of minus and plus 2 deg:
    
                                                            179 X 1350 km
    1 77007U          09268.59375003  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    01
    2 77007  56.0000  88.3462 0820000 206.4000 204.0000 14.38000000    09
    
                                                            179 X 1351 km
    1 77008U          09268.59375003  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    02
    2 77008  60.0000  93.1549 0820000 203.8000 204.0000 14.38000000    06
    
    Ted Molczan
    
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