satwk14 report from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@freeside.fc.net)
Sat, 4 Apr 1998 09:45:11 -0600 (CST)

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report


   Date:  April 03, 1998

This report is prepared as a supplement to the monthly Satellite Situation
Report.  It provides a listing of objects that have been newly cataloged or
that were reported as no longer being in orbit during the period covered by
this report, excluding classical elements for newly cataloged debris objects
resulting from break-ups.  Source information for this report is provided by
the United States Space Command and NASA.

Cataloged number 25270 has not been cataloged by USSpacecom.


Period: March 26, 1998 through April 01, 1998

Newly Cataloged Objects:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch Period Incli- Apogee Perigee
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date   Mins.  nation KM     KM

1998-018H    CSL02 DEB       25269   PRC    25 Mar   94.5   86.7    850     135
1994-029ADJ  PEGASUS DEB     25271   US     19 May  105.0   81.8   1478     509
1998-019A    IRIDIUM 55      25272   IRID   30 Mar   97.3   86.5    639     619
1998-019B    IRIDIUM 57      25273   US     30 Mar   97.4   86.6    641     624
1998-019C    IRIDIUM 58      25274   US     30 Mar   97.3   86.6    640     615
1998-019D    IRIDIUM 59      25275   US     30 Mar   97.4   86.6    640     623
1998-019E    IRIDIUM 60      25276   IRID   30 Mar   97.4   86.6    641     625
1998-019F    DELTA 2 R/B     25277   US     30 Mar   97.4   86.6    641     623
1964-006AF   SL-3 DEB        25278   CIS    30 Jan  273.3   56.2  15020     126
1989-062E    ARIANE 44LP DEB 25279   ESA    08 Aug  616.3    7.2  34853     368
1998-020A    TRACE           25280   US     02 Apr   97.1   97.8    644     597

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch      Decay
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date        Date

1993-011E    M-3S2 DEB       22587   JPN    20 Feb 1993 22 Mar 1998
1986-017KP   MIR DEB         23896   CIS    19 Feb 1986 26 Mar 1998
1994-029EA   PEGASUS DEB     24079   US     19 May 1994 29 Mar 1998
1998-018E    CZ-2C DEB       25266   PRC    25 Mar 1998 29 Mar 1998
1997-034F    DELTA 2 R/B     24874   US     09 Jul 1997 30 Mar 1998
1998-018G    CZ-2C DEB       25268   PRC    25 Mar 1998 30 Mar 1998
1994-029PE   PEGASUS DEB     24353   US     19 May 1994 31 Mar 1998
1998-009A    COSMOS 2349     25167   CIS    18 Feb 1998 02 Apr 1998


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Mike McCants
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