Re: STEX, ATEX elsets
Mon, 25 Jan 1999 15:59:30 EST

In a message dated 1/25/99 04:43:47 PM EDT, writes:

> <> writes
>  >It appears as if NRL, subsequent to the regrettable failure of the
>  >experiment, is no longer publishing ATEX  (NORAD 25489) elsets. And there
>  >have never been, to my knowledge, any released for the post-separation C
>  >object, NORAD 25615, which is presumably the ATEX-less STEX main

"Go to Element Sets has been removed because the experiment has ended."

>  >Has anyone here seen either of these two objects?

Prior to the tether failure, I did.  Ref:
>  Elsets for ATEX = #25489 are still available from OIG. The latest is:

The "00066" elsets were generated by the STEX/ATEx program and were believed
to be more accurate than OIG's.  For all practical purposes the observation
predictions were the same with both elsets.

Don Gardner
76.8419 W, 39.1796 N,  34m ASL