Re: Cosmos 2251 debris

From: Igor Lissov (
Date: Tue Feb 17 2009 - 20:09:26 UTC

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    > What is interesting is that the Iridium debris released so far seems to be 
    > much more constrained in apogee and eccentricity spread than the Kosmos 
    > debris.
    Exactly. My fast-and-dirty calculations show dV up to only 40 m/s for 
    Iridium 33
    fragments and up to 160 m/s for Kosmos 2251 fragments.
    Igor Lissov
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