[amsat-bb] Re: TLE's for new satellites
Mark L. Hammond
marklhammond at gmail.com
Thu Jan 27 09:44:36 PST 2011
Or look here, of course:
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:32 PM, Andrew Glasbrenner
<glasbrenner at mindspring.com> wrote:
> NORAD/DOD/SpaceTrack/?whoever classified that launch like it was an NROL
> launch; no published keps. AMSAT (namely Ray Hoad) has been getting them
> from the webpages of the individual projects and including them in the
> keps distribution emails. I'll forward the last keps email I can find to
> you separately.
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> On 1/27/2011 12:06 PM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
>> RAX, OREOS, NANOSail-D,
>> I feel dumb asking this,
>> 1) Because we see these questions everyday here and I ignore them all
>> 2) I assume they just have not looked on celestrack
>> But now I went to get TLE's for the recent launches and I'm getting nothing.
>> AMSAT web pages have nothing on them. CELESTRAK has nothing. Or I can't
>> find them.
>> I've spent 2 days getting ready for a student lab searching for individual
>> pages (if you can find them). But it seems to be extraordinary that people
>> with satellite pages: Never put the object number RIGHT UP FRONT once they
>> are launched. Some (FAST-1 and FAST2) list TLE's with object numbers in the
>> 90xxx range which I assumed were just pre-launch predictions. Then I have
>> to cut and paste and fight all the checksum problems.
>> For decades, I have always just gone to CELESTRAK and everything was there.
>> Clearly I'm having a brain freeze.
>> STK even has no satellites in its database above 36xxx.
>> What happened while I was asleep?
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