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CASTOR-1 decay


Predicted Decay Time          2010-08-18 15:43:00 UTC  +/- 2 minutes
Predicted Decay Location      4.6° S, 202.5° E
Direction                     descending
Inclination                   51.6°
Revolution Number             6112

[TIP final report]tes


CASTOR decay date



calculated by SatEvo (SFI=84)

space-track.org – 60 Day Decay Forecast
35694 ANDE CASTOR SPHERE 2009-038F US 2010-08-24


Re: ANDE-2


the same in Europe – nothing heard at all passes

01:07 UTC
Yes, high elevation pass but nothing heard!


ANDE-2


23:15 UTC
high elevation pass but nothing heard!


POLLUX-1 decay



CASTOR-1


20:40 UTC 53 deg elevation pass – nothing heard


CASTOR-1


22:06 UTC 75 deg elevation pass but nothing heard


CASTOR-1


20:00 UTC high elevation pass but nothing heard


CASTOR-1


21:00 UTC – 42 deg pass but nothing heard


CASTOR-1


22:20 UTC 80 deg elevation pass but nothing heard