Re: NROL-76 Deorbit

From: Jonathan McDowell via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2017 16:11:55 -0400
The fact that the rocket stage was cataloged by Space-Track implies (with
high probability) that it completed over one orbit before its deorbit burn,
confirming LEO rather than elliptical orbit.

On 1 May 2017 at 13:00, Bill Bard via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:

> Regarding the Indian Ocean deorbit, would a 51 deg inc elliptical orbit
> with an apogee high enough so the first perigee is over the Indian Ocean
> fit?
>
> Bill Bard
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