[amsat-bb] Re: ISS/STS-126 Position?

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Mon Nov 17 05:01:37 PST 2008

the keps are wrong the moment anything starts it's engine.

Scott Schmautz wrote:
> Hi All:
> Do the keps for the shuttle become in accurate at some point during a
> docking mission? My tracking programs show STS-126 on the other side of the
> world from the ISS now, even though they are docked. They were showing them
> approaching each other yesterday up to a point, then they began to diverge.
> I notice they are very far apart this AM with updated keps. The ISS position
> is the correct one, and it's not that big of a deal, just curious as to why
> this happened?
> Scott/WB2UZR
> PS Had a nice view of the launch the other night from the backyard!

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