Re: Columbia in-orbit debris tracked

From: Tony Beresford (
Date: Sun Feb 09 2003 - 03:54:10 EST

  • Next message: Ted Molczan: "[ADMIN} Topics: SeeSat-L vs Columbia-L"

    At 13:23 9/02/03, Markus Mehring wrote:
    >"NASA sources said the radar data apparently shows a small object suddenly
    >separating from the shuttle at about five meters per second, or roughly
    >11.2 mph, on Jan. 17, about 24 hours after Columbia's launch from the
    >Kennedy Space Center."
    Nothing showing in catalog numbers beyond those mentioned in Mike McCants's
    weekly posting on this group as of 08:40 UTC Feb 9, 2003.
    This would be in the extra catalog SCC keeps. IF they decide to move it
    into the public domain, I guess it will take a few days for permission
    to be given for publication, like the delays ( and degradation) of the
    Firestar optical range image.
    Tony Beresford
    Unsubscribe from SeeSat-L by sending a message with 'unsubscribe'
    in the SUBJECT to

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Sun Feb 09 2003 - 04:05:07 EST