[amsat-bb] Re: Did ISS perform maneuver burn?
gregory.beat at comcast.net
Tue Mar 17 09:36:12 PDT 2009
When I was listening to the Shuttle STS-119 audio feed last night - March 16 (just before Midnight - Chicago time).
The Shuttle performed a burn to "catch up" with the ISS.
The shuttle appeared to be about 20 minutes behind the ISS on the visible pass here last night -- before the burn.
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 04:34:07 -0700
From: "Jeff Yanko" <wb3jfs at cox.net>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Did ISS perform maneuver burn?
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Did the ISS perform a maneuver burn to avoid a possible collision with space
junk? The reason I ask is during the 0841z to 0850z pass I started to
receive the downlink about 08:39:30. About 1.5 minutes before the AOS was
to occur. I'm using 1 week old keps and the previous night pass was right
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