Re: What about Nanosail?

From: Björn Gimle (bjorn.gimle@gmail.com)
Date: Thu Oct 20 2011 - 20:05:10 UTC

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    I tried 4-5 passes before it lost evening visibility here.
    I noticed there was a large decrease in decay rate before that.
    If in error, ther would be a huge uncertainty, as Ted implied.
    If not, could the sail have ruptured, so there are fewer and fainter
    flashes/flares ?
    
    2011/10/20 Ted Molczan <ssl3molcz@rogers.com>:
    > Thierry Legault:
    >
    >> hello, it seems to me that it's a long time that we haven't seen a
    >> report or image about Nanosail.
    >> The age of elements in Calsky and Heavens Above is about 40 days.
    >
    > It has been 51 days since official or hobbyist TLEs have been issued. The official source is here:
    >
    > http://nanosaild.engr.scu.edu/dashboard.htm
    >
    >> Could it have been lost?
    >...
    >
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