Re: NROL-33 launch on May 22

From: Scott Tilley via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 18:52:28 -0700
My wild guess is this SDS is going to park over where USA 162 is.

Regards,
Scott

On 5/20/2014 5:51 AM, Ted Molczan via Seesat-l wrote:
> Kevin Fetter wrote:
>
>> On May 22 between 1245-1415 utc, a atlas 5 rocket will launch with a payload, thought to be a
>> SDS sat, and so going into a molyina orbit.
> My longstanding guess was an SDS to Molniya; however, I have been informed that NOTAMs coordinates have been issued for
> the Centaur, similar to those of NROL-38, which inserted an SDS into GTO; therefore, this most likely is the third SDS
> headed for GEO in three years. The first of the recent series was NROL-27 in March 2011, followed by NROL-38 in June
> 2012.
>
> Ted Molczan
>
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