[amsat-bb] Re: Space Debris: Predicted near impact for AO-51
ki6yaa at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 12:33:44 PDT 2010
Did AO-51 survived the approach?
On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 10:36 PM, Greg D. <ko6th_greg at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Is it just a coincidence that these warnings seem to be coming pretty often
> recently, or did NORAD change their reporting procedures, or is all the junk
> up there getting to critical mass where nothing is safe? It seems like
> we're heading into a situation like nuclear fission, where you get enough
> stuff interacting, and it sets up a chain reaction of collisions.
> Greg KO6TH
> > Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 00:16:59 -0400
> > From: K3IO at verizon.net
> > To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Space Debris: Predicted near impact for AO-51
> > On 4/11/2010 11:45 PM, Tom Clark, K3IO wrote:
> > > The Joint Space Operations Center at Vandenberg AFB has reported that
> > > AO-51 will have a ~200 meter (i.e. 2 football fields) approach to
> > > object #34890 at 08:51Z on April 13th.
> > The Joint Space Command sent an update -- their latest prediction has
> > reduced the 200 meter miss distance to ~135 meters
> > 73, Tom
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