[meteorite-list] Orbital debris watching radar

From: stan . <laser_maniac_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sun Feb 12 12:48:09 2006
Message-ID: <BAY101-F3908F69BB031CDD92960C8F0040_at_phx.gbl>

>Yes -- continued tracking would provide a measure of the object's
>drag coefficient. The mass-to-area ratio would be quite high for
>rocky material compared to that of most manmade space junk. --Rob

is there a publically acessable inventory of space junk? I can see Mike
Farmer already getting ready to buy his plane tickets if we could figure out
ahead of time a basket ball sized piece of the moon is about to land
somewhere on earth. ;)
Received on Sun 12 Feb 2006 12:43:19 PM PST

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