[amsat-bb] Re: XW-1 == YAOGAN 8 ?

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Wed Dec 16 12:24:53 PST 2009

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF wrote:
> I don't know but something is causing the two satellites to drift apart.
> Knowing the rules helps to sort out the keplerian elements of the two.
Keep in mind they were in all likelihood deployed at different 
velocities, so it a bit more complex than just drag, mass, and surface 
area even.

73, Drew KO4MA

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