[TriLUG] OT -- NASA Shuttle Launch Today
Joseph Mack NA3T
jmack at wm7d.net
Fri Jul 8 13:18:14 EDT 2011
On Fri, 8 Jul 2011, Brian Daniels wrote:
> Launching due east from Russia's main launch site, Baikonur, would place
> spacecraft in a 45.6-degree inclination orbit -- the launch site latitude.
> However, doing so would also drop the lower stages of the boosters on China.
> To avoid this, the Russians crank up the minimum inclination to 51.6 degrees.
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