progress 48 near the iss

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Fri Sep 05 2003 - 07:45:03 EDT

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    Progress 48 has undocked from the iss. 
    
    http://www.spaceflightnow.com/news/n0309/04progress/
    
    It will stay in orbit at a safe distance from the iss, for a month. After it's done it's month
    long mission, it will re-enter.
    
    Here's the lastest orbital data
    
    ISS (ZARYA)
    1 25544U 98067A   03248.20945535  .00017846  00000-0  20562-3 0  4528
    2 25544  51.6337 337.2687 0006222 207.2314 254.2261 15.62025083273505
    PROGRESS M48
    1 27873U 03039A   03247.89768519  .00017693  00000-0  20401-3 0   189
    2 27873  51.6335 338.8421 0006210 206.2599 300.8555 15.62012831  1065
    
    So time to look at the iss, and see another satellite nearby :) So get out your binoculars.
    
    Not sure how close it will stay to the iss.
    
    Kevin
    
    
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