[amsat-bb] Re: ARISSat-1 descending rapidly
nss at mwt.net
Tue Jan 3 08:08:47 PST 2012
anyone care to make predictions on re entry? or anyplace someone can see
current locations? it is incredibly clear and cold here, it would be
neat if we could actually watch her come in.
The Original Rolling Ball Clock
On 1/3/2012 9:11 AM, Philip Jenkins wrote:
> 1504 UTC pass on January 3 was quite loud - and long - here in western NC.
> (Supposed to have been only 36 degree pass, but I suspect that isn't
> correct :-) )
> Philip N4HF
> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 9:13 AM, Alan P. Biddle<APBIDDLE at united.net> wrote:
>> According to the morning numbers from Space Track, ARISSat-1 is down to 191
>> km, and losing about 1.5 km per orbit, or about 1 km per hour. The drag
>> effects are increasing rapidly, so TODAY would be an excellent time to make
>> any last minute QSOs through the transponder. Thanks to those who are
>> keeping live telemetry flowing.
>> This is one tough satellite!
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