Re: Is this addition to line0 OK?

Wed, 16 Jun 1999 02:24:58 -0400

Ralph McConahy wrote:
> >>I've been asked to add sorting capabilities on the radar cross section of
> >>satellites. This information is available at OIG in the "Satellite
> Situation
> >>Report". I need to import the radar cross sections of satellites into two
> >>line elements.
> Isn't this information, in a sense, already in line0?

Only for the ~1000 payloads and rockets in N2L.  Other objects not in N2L, new
launches, and all debris don't have a size listed.  That's why I worked to get
NASA to include RCS values in the SSR. This way we have at least a rough idea of
size for almost all objects.

Jay Respler
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