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Re: [sarex] LEAD OR LAG?



Hello Miles,

you wrote:

> During some missions, the shuttle will launch a few minutes after ISS passes
> over Kennedy.
> On other missions it launches a few minutes before.

The planned launch on May 30 was 23:44:26 UTC. At that time ISS
was south of India (SSP 4.7N 71.2E). At 23:07:00 ISS was at the
closest point to the launch pad, that's ca. 37.5 min before.
Do you call this "a few minutes"?

Vy 73, Udo, DL7OL ***


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