Re: Space Junk

Russell Eberst (
Fri, 1 Dec 1995 17:25:25 +0000 (GMT)

The ascent stage of LEM for Apollo 9 (known as 69-18C I think) rmained in low
Earth orbit until 1984. I observed it several times, crawling across my
southern sky - its orbital inclination was probably 28.5 degrees
so it was always nearly 30 of latitude to the south of me.