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

Peter Buehner Peter at Buehner.net
Fri Jun 22 18:52:08 PDT 2007

Try getting replacement keps from AMSAT.ORG.

...Pete, N8PB

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jon Maguire" <w1mnk at tampabay.rr.com>
To: <nlsa at nlsa.com>
Cc: "NOVA NET" <nova-net at nlsa.com>; <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, June 22, 2007 5:52 PM
Subject: Re: [Nova-Net] Space-Track Keplerian elements

> Michael,
>                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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