Re: Zuma launch

From: Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 18:14:12 +0100
Op 20-1-2018 om 17:36 schreef wkitty42--- via Seesat-l:
> On 01/20/2018 03:24 AM, kbear09090--- via Seesat-l wrote:
>> Has anyone gotten a visual on the Zuma satellite?
> 
> 
> for that matter, were the NOTAMS accurate and the 2nd stage deorbit splash down
> took place where calculated and not somewhere else due to the mass of ZUMA??

We have no idea. But likely it did. The Falcon 9 upper stage will likely have
auto-increased its burn time to reach the correct delta V  for de-orbit over the
designated area.


> where did the 2nd stage splash down, anyway?

The designated area according to Maritime Broadcast Warnings is plotted on a map
in my blogpost here:

https://sattrackcam.blogspot.nl/2018/01/fuel-dump-of-zumas-falcon-9-upper-stage.html

- Marco


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