Re: STS 81 and MIR Docking

Anthony Beresford (
Thu, 2 Jan 1997 00:24:31 +1030 (CST)

Well I missed out on a fix tonite, but its still within a
minute or so of the predictions and the second pass tonite,
peaking at 30 deg altitude in West( 1334UT Jan 1) it was tumbling between
invisiblity in 7x50's and mag 3.5. Period about 35 seconds.
So it looks like its the rocket, or the payload and the rocket
still stuck together, and presumably because of some problem
Tony Beresford