[FPSPACE] video from tumbling Progress?

Marco Langbroek marco.langbroek at online.nl
Wed Apr 29 12:18:27 EDT 2015


Chris Jones wrote:

> 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.

In fact, the 3rd stage likely did re-enter early this morning, at about 6 UT +/ 
1 hour, based on the last available elements processed with SatAna and SatEvo.

For Progress, a very cautious estimate suggests re-entry around May 11.

- Marco

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