Re: AMC 10 geo satellite launched

From: Tony Beresford (dberesford@adam.com.au)
Date: Fri Feb 06 2004 - 11:34:48 EST

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    At 00:10 7/02/04, Kevin Fetter wrote:
    >The newest geo sat AMC 10 was launched last night as planned.
    >
    >AMC-10 (GE-10)
    >1 28154U 04003A   04037.22504899  .00092108  00000-0  11066-1 0    20
    >2 28154  12.3980 313.4710 7293764 180.2542 178.7025  2.28436953    06
    This seems a lower inclination for the GTO than past launches from the Cape,
    which I thought had been nearer 20 degrees. Must have had some deltaV to
    spare with so as to do a bigger plane change than usual with the
    Centaur's second burn.
    Tony Beresford 
    
    
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