|01 January 1998|
1997-086A (25126) ASIASAT 3 24 Dec 1997-082C (25106) Iridium 47 20 Dec 1997-085A (25123) Early Bird 1 24 Dec 1997-082B (25105) Iridium 46 20 Dec 1997-084H (25119) FM 7 23 Dec 1997-082A (25104) Iridium 45 20 Dec 1997-084G (25118) FM 6 23 Dec 1997-081A (25102) Progress M-37 20 Dec 1997-084F (25117) FM 5 23 Dec 1997-080A (25095) Cosmos 2348 15 Dec 1997-084E (25116) FM 9 23 Dec 1997-079A (25088) Cosmos 2347 09 Dec 1997-084D (25115) FM 12 23 Dec 1997-078A (25086) Galaxy 8 08 Dec 1997-084C (25114) FM 11 23 Dec 1997-077B (25078) Iridium 44 08 Dec 1997-084B (25113) FM 10 23 Dec 1997-077A (25077) Iridium 42 08 Dec 1997-084A (25112) FM 8 23 Dec 1997-076A (25071) ASTRA 1G 02 Dec 1997-083A (25110) INTELSAT 804 22 Dec 1997-075B (25068) Equator-S 02 Dec 1997-082E (25108) Iridium 49 20 Dec 1997-075A (25067) JCSAT 5 02 Dec 1997-082D (25107) Iridium 48 20 Dec
The last full list appeared as a part of SPX 520. The list will reappear only after major updates to the list are available.
METEOSAT 3 in that list is no longer operational.
High precision (<20 cm) GPS constellation tracking data obtained from the network of about 80 dedicated global stations that are of interest to geodetic study may be obtained through the following services provided by the International Association of Geodesy (IGS)
FTP: igscb.jpl.nasa.gov [directory /igscb] WWW: http://igscb.jpl.nasa.gov/ E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The standard format of the GPS situation appeared in SPX-518. It will not be repeated since an excellent source of trajectory- and science-related GPS information is at http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/gcraft/notes/gps/gps.html#DODSystem It provides many links to GPS related databases. The latest member of the GPS fleet is NAVSTAR 38 (1997-067A), launched on 6 November 1997.
The latest member of the GPS fleet is NAVSTAR 43 (1997-035A), launched on 23 July 1997.
All GLONASS spacecraft are in the general COSMOS series. The COSMOS numbers (nnnn) invoked by USSPACECOM have often differed from the numbers (NNNN) associated in Russia; when different, the USSPACECOM COSMOS numbers are shown in parentheses. The corresponding GLONASS numbers are Russian numbers, followed by the numbers in parentheses that are sometimes attributed to them outside Russia.
The operating frequencies in MHz are computed from the channel number K. Frequencies (MHz) = 1602.0 + 0.5625K and L2 = 1246.0 + 0.4375K.
The standard format of the GLONASS situation appeared in SPX-515. It will not be repeated in view of the excellent updated source at: http://www.rssi.ru/SFCSIC/glonass.html maintained by the Coordinational Scientific Information Center (CSIC),Russian Space Forces.
Designations Common Name 1997 1980-028A (11758) COSMOS 1172 26 Dec 1997-081B (25103) R/B SOYUZ-U 22 Dec 1997-080B (25096) R/B SOYUZ-U 20 Dec 1997-058A (25002) PROGRESS M-36 19 Dec 1997-042B (24902) R/B LONG MARCH 3 17 Dec 1997-072A (25059) RESURS F-1M 13 Dec 1996-031A (23868) MSTI 3 11 Dec 1997-079B (25089) R/B TSIKLON 2 10 Dec 1997-076B (25072) R/B PROTON-K 05 Dec 1997-073B (25062) SPARTAN Landed by STS 87 05 Dec 1997-073A (25061) STS 87 Landed on 05 Dec 1996-068B (24668) R/B DELTA 2 28 Nov
From: SMTP%"Hamada.Yuji@nasda.go.jp" 30-DEC-1997 13:59:01.59 Subj: Newest COMETS launch information Dear Sir, Here is newest COMETS Launch infomation. New launch date is as follows: (Communications and Broadcasting Engineering Test Satellite) ORBITAL INFORMATION SPACECRAFT *NAME COMETS *Lift-off Time(UTC) YEAR MONTH DAY HOUR MINUTE SEC 1998 02 13 08 00 00 OSCULATING ORBITAL ELEMENTS AT EPOCH (Time of Satellite Separation 1632.32 seconds after the lift-off) EPOCH(UTC) YEAR MONTH DAY HOUR MINUTE SEC 1998 02 13 08 27 12.3 OSCULATING ORBITAL ELEMENTS(NOMINAL) S.M.AXIS (km) : 24491.2 ECCEN. : 0.72937 INCL. (deg) : 28.5 ASC.NODE (deg) : 299.608 ARG.PER. (deg) : 179.000 M.ANOM. (deg) : 0.801 Best regards, Yuji Hamada NATIONAL SPACE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF JAPAN YUJI HAMADA E-Mail: Hamada.Yuji@tkcs01.tkccc.nasda.go.jp Special Staff to the Manager Tracking Network Technology Department SENGEN, 2-1-1, TSUKUBA, IBARAKI 305, JAPAN TEL: +81-298-52-2486 / FAX: +81-298-51-2326
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Some data are on line for electronic access. Please contact the NSSDC Request Coordination
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Information on the current
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for access method; a file in the ACTIVE directory named AAREADME.DOC, outlines the contents.)
It can also be accessed via the WWW at:
This URL also enables executing several codes related to the orbits
of many geocentric science payload spacecraft. The codes related to
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Magnetospheric, Planetary, and Astronomical science data from many spacecraft
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