Re: satellite debris??

From: Thomas A. Troszak (
Date: Mon Jan 17 2000 - 08:50:02 PST

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    (probably off-topic)
    The debris thread reminded me that I have a piece of aerospace debris
    that was found on the beach at Cocoa Beach, Fla. It is aluminum
    honeycomb core covered with composite material, with stainless
    fasteners, part of a circular bulkhead or frame of some kind.
    It is blackened (scorched) around the edges, and the incredible strength
    of the material indicates something extremely serious happened to the
    "vehicle". There is a part no. (probably MIL) and date on one of the
    Does anyone on the list know if there is any way to identify what this
    might be based on the part no. and date? ( I can e-mail a photo as well)
    Please respond directly, apologies if this is too-off-topic.
    Tom Troszak,
    Asheville, NC, USA
    35.601 N, -82.554 W
    elevation 2,300 ft.
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