[amsat-bb] Re: [Nova-Net] Space-Track Keplerian elements

Jon Maguire w1mnk at tampabay.rr.com
Fri Jun 22 14:52:43 PDT 2007

                Tell me about it. I have Nova set for auto download on 
open, and vooooila!! It's gone!! Is there any way to recreate nasa.dat?

73... Jon W1MNK

PS About Nova... one of the few apps that I have running every day, all 
day. I can't live without it. I'm anxiously awaiting your new app, 
whenever that takes place.
Michael R. Owen wrote:
> Dear friends,
> We should continue to be careful downloading Keplerian elements from 
> Space-Track.org.  All of the files there are empty, so if you have an 
> automated downloading program like Nova, it will overwrite its Keps with 
> zero data.
> I wrote to Space-Track and they replied:
>>> All of the bulk TLE files for 6-21-07 are empty (!)
>> Hello,
>> We are having some Technical Difficulties, our Tech guy is out for a 
>> week, so please be patient.
>> Thank you,
>> Space-Track
> I don't know how this "outage" will affect other distributors of orbital 
> elements (i.e. Celestrak).
> 73,
> W9IP

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