Important Delta/Globalstar info

From: Daniel Deak (
Date: Fri Jan 28 2000 - 15:18:16 PST

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    Hi all,
    This week I asked Boeing, the maker of the Delta 2 rocket that will
    launch the 4 Globalstar satellites on Feb. 6, a few question about the
    fourth burn of the second stage. Here is what they could tell me :
    The fourth burn, ending at SECO 4, is NOT followed by a fuel dump.
    It is only a burn. So, what we see is really the result of burning fuel.
    The coordinates for the start of the burn : Lat : 46.471 N, long : 75.363 W
    The coordinates for the end of the burn : Lat : 47.004 N, long : 73.588 W
    This means I will be only at 150 km from the end point of the burn, if I stay
    home !
    Daniel Deak
    Drummondville, Québec
    COSPAR site 1746 : 45.8537°N, 72.4857°W, 90 m., UTC-5:00
    E-mail :        ICQ : 52770063
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