[FPSPACE] video from tumbling Progress?

Chris Jones clj at panix.com
Tue Apr 28 17:51:20 EDT 2015


>                                      On the SeeSat mailing list, Ted
> Molczan has calculated a preliminary decay time of between 7 and 9 AM
> UTC tomorrow (April 29), though it's not clear to me if that's based on
> the initial, apparently too low, perigee reported.

Ted has updated his earlier message with confirmation that it was based on
the initial, too low, estimate of the perigee, and the two elements from the
launch (the Soyuz 2-1a 3rd stage and the Progress itself) are in no danger
of decaying tomorrow.




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