[amsat-bb] Re: Space Debris: Predicted near impact for AO-51

Luc Leblanc lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca
Mon Apr 12 06:49:18 PDT 2010

On 12 Apr 2010 at 12:20, wouter weggelaar wrote:

Date sent:      	Mon, 12 Apr 2010 12:20:23 +0200
From:           	wouter weggelaar <pa3weg at amsat.org>
Subject:        	[amsat-bb] Re: Space Debris: Predicted near impact for AO-51
To:             	K3IO at verizon.net
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> It seems to me that everyone in LEO is getting warnings now.
> Unfortunately that crash caused a lot of debris.
> Delfi-C3 made it through ok, as well as the other cubes on our launch.
> so good luck to AO-51!
> Wouter Weggelaar PA3WEG
> Delfi-C3 mission ops team
A general question is there is some sort of validation done when a satellite is put on an orbit? Could be due to the low orbit there is no 
collision avoidance calculus made? The doomed day already happen but is it possible another collision trigger a billard effect in space as 
per the following site:http://science.nasa.gov/realtime/Jtrack/3D/Jtrack3D.html


Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
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