RE: Request for information FengYun 1C Debris

From: Dale Ireland (direland@drdale.com)
Date: Fri Jan 19 2007 - 14:57:12 EST

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    Well, safety is pretty obviously not one of their major concerns. Someone
    said this was their 4th attempt. Over what time span? 
    What other satellites were the targets of the "cascading debris" theory?
    Dale
    
    
    > An interesting problem though:
    > According to
    > http://www.globalsecurity.org/space/world/china/xichang.htm , 
    > range safety concerns constrain the launch azimuth to between 
    > 94 and 104 degrees or approximately EAST. How did they shoot 
    > something to the WEST?
    > -Tyler
    
    
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