Re: Atlas-V NROL-35 inclination?

From: Satcom via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2014 19:41:29 -0000
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B2qVqPGCAAAT-AM.png

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B2qVtGuCIAAsnkF.jpg

There is sometimes a clue to the orbit in the patch or poster...but this one 
has me beat !





Regards

John



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Baldridge via Seesat-l" <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
To: "SeeSat-L" <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Cc: "rickbaldridge" <rickbaldridge_at_comcast.net>
Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2014 7:08 PM
Subject: Atlas-V NROL-35 inclination?


>
> Does anyone know (or speculate) on the orbital inclination for the 
> upcoming Atlas-V NROL-35 launch from Vandenberg AFB? This puppy will have 
> four solids on it and put on quite a show!
>
> The last Atlas-V launch I saw from Vandenberg (NROL-34 on April 14, 2011) 
> had ONE solid rocket booster and the vehicle did a hefty dogleg left after 
> the solid was jettisoned.
> See: https://www.flickr.com/photos/xb70man/sets/72157626376787771/
>
> This launch will be visible along the entire California Coast (weather 
> permitting) and points farther south and east. The sky will be dark, 
> allowing good streak photography. Launch is at 19:17 PST Dec 11th, almost 
> an hour after the end of Astronomical Twilight and 2h45m before moonrise.
>
> Rick Baldridge
> Campbell, CA.
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