re: XTE second stage

John C. Broman, Jr. (
Mon, 3 Jun 1996 09:01:40 -0400

At 11:27 PM 6/2/96 -0400, Philip Chien writes:

>Given that the rocket was launched by your employer - and in fact your very
>office was responsible for the launch vehicle's procurement, shouldn't you
>be able to find out that information at work?
No....our job ends at spacecraft sep.  No one here deals with rocket body

>And if you are asking this question on behalf of your employer, or at least
>using your employer's E-mail account for that query - why are you asking us
>to do your job?
I am not asking anyone to to my job.  Tracking spent stages is not (or never
has been) NASA/OLS's job.

I asked this simple question to the usually friendly folks on SeeSat,
feeling confident that the more experianced folks out there would help a
real beginner like me.  And I thank you who have been kind enough to simply
answer the question.


John C. Broman, Jr.
John C. Broman, Jr.
Orbital Launch Services Project Office
Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 470