satwk50.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Sat, 14 Dec 1996 08:24:59 -0600

                        WEEKLY SATELLITE SITUATION REPORT

    This report is prepared weekly as a supplement to the monthly Satel-
    lite 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 calendar week 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.

    This report is prepared and made available by the Mission Operations
    and Systems Development Division, Code 510.1, Goddard Space Flight
    Center, Greenbelt, Maryland,  USA 20771.

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                                                   Date: December 12, 1996


                  Period: December 05 through December 11


                         Newly Cataloged Objects


INTERNATIONAL          CATALOG OBJECT  LAUNCH  PERIOD  INCLI-  APOGEE PERIGEE
IDENTIFIER     NAME    NUMBER  SOURCE   DATE   MINS.   NATION    KM     KM

1966 077P              24647     US    19 AUG   167.2   89.5     4342   3009
1996 069A  COSMOS 2335 24670    CIS    11 DEC    92.7   65.4      417    403
1996 069B              24671    CIS    11 DEC    87.6   65.0      211    100


                          Objects No Longer In Orbit


INTERNATIONAL               CATALOG          OBJECT       LAUNCH       DATE
IDENTIFIER     NAME         NUMBER           SOURCE        DATE       DECAYED

1994 029RP                   24410             US         19 MAY      01 DEC
1994 029WE                   24530             US         19 MAY      02 DEC
1994 029PU                   24367             US         19 MAY      02 DEC
1994 029YL                   24584             US         19 MAY      02 DEC
1994 029XY                   24572             US         19 MAY      02 DEC
1994 029SK                   24431             US         19 MAY      03 DEC
1994 029PY                   24371             US         19 MAY      04 DEC
1994 029TR                   24468             US         19 MAY      04 DEC
1994 029TK                   24462             US         19 MAY      04 DEC
1994 029WN                   24538             US         19 MAY      05 DEC
1988 051B     OSCAR-13       19216             US         15 MAY      06 DEC
1996 065A      STS 80        24660             US         19 NOV      07 DEC
1996 065B    ORFEUS SPAS     24661            GER         20 NOV      07 DEC
1996 065C      WSF 3         24662             US         19 NOV      07 DEC
1994 014G                    23026            CIS         02 MAR      08 DEC
1992 058C                    22110             US         09 SEP      10 DEC
1996 069B                    24671            CIS         11 DEC      12 DEC


Mike McCants
mikem@fc.net