satwk15 report from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@freeside.fc.net)
Fri, 10 Apr 1998 17:54:21 -0500 (CDT)

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report


   Date:  April 10, 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.

Catalog numbers 25281, 25282 and 25283 have not been cataloged by
USSpacecom.


Period: April 02, 1998 through April 08, 1998

Newly Cataloged Objects:

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

1968-055E    DELTA 1 DEB     25270   US     04 Jul  147.4  120.8   4950     778
1993-014F    START 1 DEB     25284   CIS    25 Mar  101.4   75.8    970     681
1998-021A    IRIDIUM 62      25285   IRID   07 Apr   93.8   88.1   1711     795
1998-021B    IRIDIUM 63      25286   IRID   07 Apr   94.8   86.7    521     499
1998-021C    IRIDIUM 64      25287   IRID   07 Apr   94.9   86.7    522     500
1998-021D    IRIDIUM 65      25288   IRID   07 Apr   94.8   86.7    520     499
1998-021E    IRIDIUM 66      25289   IRID   07 Apr   94.9   86.7    522     500
1998-021F    IRIDIUM 67      25290   IRID   07 Apr   94.8   86.7    521     499
1998-021G    IRIDIUM 68      25291   IRID   07 Apr   94.9   86.7    522     500
1986-017MP   MIR DEB         25292   CIS    19 Feb   92.1   51.7    379     373
1986-017MN   MIR DEB         25293   CIS    19 Feb   92.1   51.7    381     373

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

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

1989-089AF   COBE DEB        22770   US     18 Nov 1989 12 Feb 1998
1986-017MG   MIR DEB         25037   CIS    19 Feb 1986 24 Feb 1998
1994-029DZ   PEGASUS DEB     24078   US     19 May 1994 07 Mar 1998
1994-029RC   PEGASUS DEB     24399   US     19 May 1994 12 Mar 1998
1989-089AS   COBE DEB        22855   US     18 Nov 1989 25 Mar 1998
1998-018H    CZ-2C DEB       25269   PRC    25 Mar 1998 28 Mar 1998
1976-103F    COSMOS 860 DEB  19297   CIS    17 Oct 1976 02 Apr 1998
1989-089AK   COBE DEB        22774   US     18 Nov 1989 06 Apr 1998
1986-017MK   MIR DEB         25140   CIS    19 Feb 1986 06 Apr 1998
1998-013B    ARIANE 42P R/B  25238   ESA    27 Feb 1998 08 Apr 1998


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Mike McCants
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