Re: suitsat released

From: Robert Holdsworth (robbonz1@xtra.co.nz)
Date: Sat Feb 04 2006 - 01:07:01 EST

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    There is an ISS boost scheduled for February  11 so after that they will be 
    even further apart, assuming Suitsat has not re-entered by then.
    
    Robert
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Don Gardner" <mir16609@verizon.net>
    To: <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2006 6:38 PM
    Subject: RE: suitsat released
    
    
    > Figuring that they are moving at about 8km/second that's a delta of about 
    > 1
    > seconds/orbit or about 16 seconds/day - 160 sec for 10 days.
    >
    >
    > Don Gardner
    > 39.1799 N, 76.8406 W, 100m ASL
    >
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Steve Newcomb [mailto:snewcomb@gcnetmail.net]
    > Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2006 12:19 AM
    > To: SeeSat-L@satobs.org
    > Subject: RE: suitsat released
    >
    >> NASA commentator said that Suitsat was moving
    > away from ISS at a rate of about 8 km per orbit.
    >
    > So after 10 days at approx 15 3/4 orbits per day they are approx 1260 km
    > apart.
    > What kind of time separation would that be?
    >
    >
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