Re: Wideband Global SATCOM

From: George Olshevsky (george.olshevsky@gmail.com)
Date: Thu Oct 11 2007 - 14:48:41 EDT

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    On 10/11/07, Brooke Clarke <brooke@pacific.net> wrote:
    
    > It looks like KSC is launching the first of three Wideband Global SATCOM (aka
    > Wideband Gapfiller ) tonight (11 Oct 2007) that will have 39 channels each 125
    > MHz wide, i.e. more bandwidth than all the other sats in orbit.
    > http://www.afspc.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123070775
    >
    > I'm guessing it will end up in a geosynchronous orbit around 7.5 deg West, i.e.
    > half way between Iran and the U.S. East coast.  Has the final orbit been
    > published?
    
    
    This appears to be 2007-046A #32258. There is a SpaceTrack Elset for
    the Centaur second stage 2007-046B #32259.
    
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