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Current as of 2020 Dec 01 02:05:58 UTC (Day 336)

Latest GP Data

Element Set Age (days)
0–5 5–10 10–15 15–20 20–25 25–30 > 30
 
International Designator NORAD Catalog Number Name Period (minutes) Inclination (degrees) Apogee Height (km) Perigee Height (km) Eccentricity Latest Data Data Age (days)
1963-047A 694 ATLAS CENTAUR 2 102.66 30.36 1,310 459 0.0585300 0.55
1964-002A 733 THOR AGENA D R/B 100.53 98.99 809 759 0.0034689 0.71
1964-053B 877 SL-3 R/B 98.67 65.08 748 642 0.0075170 0.80
1967-045B 2802 SL-8 R/B 99.74 74.01 792 700 0.0065026 0.61
1968-040B 3230 SL-8 R/B 96.60 74.04 617 574 0.0031102 0.67
1968-110A 3597 OAO 2 99.59 34.99 744 735 0.0006473 0.80
1969-009A 3669 ISIS 1 127.49 88.44 3,449 576 0.1711999 0.77
1970-009A 4327 SERT 2 106.00 99.17 1,045 1,037 0.0005553 0.75
1970-113B 4814 SL-3 R/B 93.76 81.14 476 441 0.0025309 0.33
1971-028B 5118 SL-3 R/B 95.07 81.25 554 489 0.0046963 0.60
1971-089A 5560 ASTEX 1 99.44 92.72 745 719 0.0018488 0.65
1971-119B 5730 SL-8 R/B 102.52 73.89 1,377 379 0.0687782 0.64
1972-023E 6073 COSMOS 482 DESCENT CRAFT 109.44 52.04 2,202 200 0.1320814 0.35
1972-065A 6153 OAO 3 (COPERNICUS) 98.77 35.01 705 694 0.0007507 0.43
1972-065B 6155 ATLAS CENTAUR R/B 97.85 35.01 682 630 0.0037295 0.37
1973-107B 7004 SL-8 R/B 91.56 73.92 404 298 0.0078997 0.40
1975-112B 8459 SL-8 R/B 100.22 74.06 780 758 0.0015820 0.76
1977-057B 10114 SL-3 R/B 94.89 97.33 522 504 0.0012550 0.59
1978-064A 10967 SEASAT 1 99.73 108.00 747 744 0.0001903 0.47
1979-005A 11251 METEOR 1-29 93.56 97.66 458 439 0.0013622 0.59
1979-011B 11267 SL-14 R/B 96.71 82.52 613 589 0.0016697 0.68
1979-089B 11574 SL-8 R/B 99.95 74.07 768 744 0.0016274 0.62
1980-005B 11672 SL-14 R/B 96.77 82.51 617 591 0.0018313 0.65
1981-003B 12139 SL-8 R/B 98.79 82.95 1,028 374 0.0461943 0.61
1981-046B 12465 SL-3 R/B 95.06 81.24 546 498 0.0035094 0.34
1981-065A 12585 METEOR PRIRODA 94.62 97.56 509 491 0.0012960 0.60
1981-103B 12904 SL-3 R/B 95.62 81.18 567 530 0.0026928 0.59
1982-013B 13068 SL-3 R/B 95.52 81.20 559 528 0.0022204 0.38
1982-039B 13154 SL-3 R/B 96.08 81.18 599 542 0.0040752 0.58
1982-079B 13403 SL-3 R/B 95.54 81.17 568 521 0.0034239 0.37
1982-092A 13552 COSMOS 1408 94.23 82.57 492 470 0.0016221 0.52
1982-092B 13553 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.57 631 601 0.0021093 0.58
1983-010B 13819 SL-3 R/B 94.99 81.11 541 495 0.0032941 0.60
1983-037A 14032 COSMOS 1455 94.83 82.52 521 499 0.0016008 0.58
1983-075B 14208 SL-3 R/B 95.29 97.42 560 505 0.0040329 0.37
1983-099A 14372 COSMOS 1500 94.80 82.51 520 498 0.0015487 0.64
1984-013A 14699 COSMOS 1536 95.64 82.53 559 540 0.0014273 0.84
1984-027A 14819 COSMOS 1544 94.22 82.48 489 473 0.0011739 0.55
1984-027B 14820 SL-14 R/B 97.06 82.54 630 605 0.0017822 0.66
1984-108B 15354 ERBS 92.86 57.01 422 407 0.0011582 0.61
1985-006B 15483 SL-8 R/B 100.25 74.05 785 757 0.0019687 0.76
1985-009A 15494 COSMOS 1626 94.46 82.48 493 492 0.0001312 0.39
1985-042D 15772 SL-12 R/B(2) 101.32 71.11 848 794 0.0037521 0.76
1985-069B 15945 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 631 602 0.0021230 0.62
1985-090B 16111 SL-3 R/B 91.89 97.48 374 360 0.0010786 0.59
1985-097B 16182 SL-16 R/B 101.68 71.00 845 831 0.0009470 0.69
1986-006B 16496 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.53 629 604 0.0018186 0.57
1986-034A 16719 COSMOS 1743 95.00 82.55 526 511 0.0010730 0.46
1986-046B 16792 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.48 637 601 0.0025725 0.53
1986-055B 16882 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.52 633 606 0.0019246 0.59
1986-061A 16908 AJISAI (EGS) 115.71 50.01 1,497 1,479 0.0011514 0.57
1987-003A 17295 COSMOS 1812 95.00 82.51 522 515 0.0005014 0.61
1987-024B 17567 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.53 632 603 0.0020207 0.55
1987-027A 17589 COSMOS 1833 101.92 70.92 863 836 0.0018812 0.62
1987-027B 17590 SL-16 R/B 101.64 71.00 840 832 0.0005562 0.61
1987-038B 17912 SL-14 R/B 97.10 82.50 635 605 0.0021166 0.71
1987-041A 17973 COSMOS 1844 101.83 70.90 867 824 0.0029951 0.41
1987-055B 18153 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.50 633 605 0.0020179 0.67
1987-060A 18187 COSMOS 1867 100.62 65.01 799 777 0.0015882 0.51
1987-088A 18421 COSMOS 1892 94.90 82.50 524 504 0.0014338 0.48
1988-001B 18749 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.52 633 605 0.0020174 0.75
1988-020A 18958 COSMOS 1933 95.76 82.53 562 548 0.0010201 0.66
1988-032B 19046 SL-3 R/B 95.82 97.39 584 533 0.0037057 0.35
1988-039B 19120 SL-16 R/B 101.46 71.01 843 813 0.0020194 0.83
1988-050A 19210 COSMOS 1953 95.61 82.52 556 540 0.0011120 0.66
1988-053B 19257 SL-8 R/B 100.17 74.05 782 752 0.0020787 0.43
1988-093A 19573 COSMOS 1975 95.68 82.52 561 542 0.0013462 0.57
1988-093B 19574 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.53 633 605 0.0020053 0.65
1988-102B 19650 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.00 848 831 0.0012237 0.70
1989-080A 20261 INTERCOSMOS 24 114.64 82.60 2,380 498 0.1203362 0.58
1989-080C 20262 SL-14 R/B 115.30 82.59 2,439 499 0.1235878 0.67
1989-085B 20303 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 94.24 35.64 546 417 0.0093724 0.61
1989-089B 20323 DELTA 1 R/B 99.42 97.11 783 679 0.0073073 0.57
1990-005H 20443 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.13 98.56 772 758 0.0010063 0.69
1990-008B 20453 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 96.91 35.63 807 415 0.0280189 0.60
1990-010A 20465 COSMOS 2058 96.12 82.49 584 562 0.0015481 0.71
1990-010B 20466 SL-14 R/B 97.21 82.50 640 610 0.0021273 0.57
1990-018B 20511 SL-14 R/B 97.29 82.52 640 618 0.0016112 0.69
1990-037B 20580 HST 95.40 28.47 540 536 0.0002923 0.82
1990-046B 20625 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 854 833 0.0014777 0.61
1990-055A 20663 COSMOS 2084 96.51 62.80 619 563 0.0040213 0.42
1990-055D 20666 SL-6 R/B(2) 96.49 62.79 639 542 0.0070041 0.67
1990-078B 20775 SL-8 R/B 100.35 82.93 1,184 366 0.0571950 0.56
1991-006B 21088 SL-8 R/B 104.56 82.94 991 957 0.0023158 0.60
1991-039A 21397 OKEAN-3 96.45 82.52 601 577 0.0017089 0.62
1991-042A 21422 COSMOS 2151 96.50 82.50 602 581 0.0015112 0.65
1991-042B 21423 SL-14 R/B 97.31 82.50 643 617 0.0019090 0.41
1991-050A 21574 ERS-1 100.16 98.62 790 742 0.0033371 0.68
1991-050F 21610 ARIANE 40 R/B 99.94 98.45 759 752 0.0004289 0.72
1991-086A 21819 INTERCOSMOS 25 119.48 82.60 2,875 441 0.1514495 0.70
1992-008B 21876 SL-8 R/B 104.68 82.93 1,006 953 0.0036025 0.55
1992-020B 21938 SL-8 R/B 104.71 82.93 1,001 960 0.0028047 0.59
1992-076A 22219 COSMOS 2219 101.86 71.06 862 832 0.0020700 0.57
1992-076B 22220 SL-16 R/B 101.66 71.00 846 829 0.0011791 0.53
1992-080A 22236 COSMOS 2221 96.78 82.51 617 592 0.0017903 0.69
1992-093B 22285 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 846 839 0.0004690 0.58
1992-094A 22286 COSMOS 2228 96.76 82.52 617 590 0.0019595 0.62
1993-016B 22566 SL-16 R/B 101.77 71.01 850 835 0.0010010 0.83
1993-024A 22626 COSMOS 2242 96.77 82.52 616 592 0.0017385 0.76
1993-059B 22803 SL-16 R/B 101.64 70.99 850 822 0.0019602 0.48
1993-061H 22830 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.60 98.74 795 779 0.0010805 0.76
1994-023A 23087 COSMOS 2278 101.85 71.05 851 842 0.0006554 0.70
1994-023B 23088 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 847 840 0.0004660 0.65
1994-074B 23343 SL-16 R/B 97.50 97.98 644 635 0.0006442 0.72
1994-077B 23405 SL-16 R/B 101.75 70.98 845 838 0.0004382 0.56
1995-021A 23560 ERS-2 94.52 98.55 497 493 0.0002951 0.40
1995-021B 23561 ARIANE 40+ R/B 100.14 98.70 771 759 0.0007923 0.59
1995-058B 23705 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 851 833 0.0012590 0.59
1996-051B 24298 SL-16 R/B 101.95 70.84 861 841 0.0013628 0.56
1997-037A 24883 ORBVIEW 2 (SEASTAR) 100.45 98.63 781 778 0.0002013 0.56
1998-043G 25400 SL-16 R/B 101.02 98.62 814 800 0.0009351 0.57
1998-045B 25407 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.01 843 836 0.0005263 0.63
1998-067A 25544 ISS (ZARYA) 92.96 51.65 421 418 0.0001934 0.23
1999-022C 25723 SL-8 R/B 90.97 48.41 323 321 0.0001732 1.11
1999-025C 25732 CZ-4B R/B 101.57 98.93 861 806 0.0038343 0.59
1999-039A 25860 OKEAN-O 97.52 98.20 641 639 0.0001814 0.62
1999-039B 25861 SL-16 R/B 97.39 98.21 644 623 0.0015343 0.60
1999-041E 25876 DELTA 2 R/B 102.53 51.77 1,264 493 0.0531499 0.62
1999-064A 25977 HELIOS 1B 97.13 98.30 623 620 0.0001976 0.42
1999-068A 25994 TERRA 98.83 98.20 703 702 0.0001134 0.36
2000-006B 26070 SL-16 R/B 101.73 71.00 854 827 0.0018589 0.84
2000-014A 26102 MTI 92.45 97.48 400 390 0.0007018 0.72
2000-047B 26474 TITAN 4B R/B 96.25 67.99 617 541 0.0054990 0.68
2002-009A 27386 ENVISAT 100.14 98.14 766 764 0.0001325 0.40
2002-021B 27422 IDEFIX & ARIANE 42P R/B 100.75 98.38 804 785 0.0013292 0.64
2002-022A 27424 AQUA 98.83 98.21 704 701 0.0001443 0.36
2002-024C 27432 CZ-4B R/B 101.83 99.09 882 808 0.0051321 0.59
2002-056A 27597 MIDORI II (ADEOS-II) 100.88 98.54 801 800 0.0000691 0.70
2002-056E 27601 H-2A R/B 100.56 98.21 837 733 0.0072920 0.59
2003-049C 28059 CZ-4B R/B 99.13 98.49 753 682 0.0050000 0.61
2004-012C 28222 CZ-2C R/B 95.33 97.70 567 502 0.0046833 0.67
2004-021B 28353 SL-16 R/B 101.82 71.00 847 843 0.0002769 0.79
2004-035C 28415 CZ-4B R/B 95.56 97.59 582 509 0.0052418 0.57
2004-046B 28480 CZ-2C R/B 101.00 98.06 909 703 0.0143125 0.60
2004-049H 28499 ARIANE 5 R/B 97.29 98.06 695 564 0.0093449 0.61
2005-024B 28738 CZ-2D R/B 95.23 97.37 537 522 0.0011125 0.33
2005-025A 28773 SUZAKU (ASTRO-EII) 94.87 31.38 515 509 0.0004421 0.34
2006-002A 28931 ALOS (DAICHI) 98.44 97.86 685 684 0.0000498 0.44
2006-002B 28932 H-2A R/B 96.49 98.33 653 528 0.0089406 0.39
2006-005A 28939 AKARI (ASTRO-F) 93.80 98.25 523 397 0.0092562 0.63
2006-021A 29228 RESURS-DK 1 95.83 69.93 564 554 0.0006717 0.64
2006-029A 29252 GENESIS 1 94.84 64.52 524 498 0.0019032 0.61
2006-046C 29507 CZ-4B R/B 95.96 97.72 598 532 0.0047578 0.62
2007-010B 31114 CZ-2C R/B 101.46 98.24 871 784 0.0060405 0.33
2007-023A 31598 COSMO-SKYMED 1 97.16 97.88 624 621 0.0001482 0.39
2007-028A 31789 GENESIS 2 94.90 64.50 537 491 0.0033344 0.89
2007-029A 31792 COSMOS 2428 101.96 70.90 858 845 0.0008625 0.56
2007-029B 31793 SL-16 R/B 101.81 70.98 846 843 0.0002278 0.58
2009-003A 33504 KORONAS-FOTON 95.00 82.44 533 504 0.0020451 0.81
2012-025E 38341 H-2A R/B 97.03 98.52 656 577 0.0056458 0.70
2013-055G 39271 CUSAT 2 & FALCON 9 R/B 99.31 80.97 1,138 313 0.0580742 0.39
2014-021B 39679 SL-4 R/B 95.58 51.62 665 428 0.0171567 0.59
2014-029A 39766 ALOS-2 97.33 97.92 632 630 0.0001508 0.33
2014-071B 40306 CZ-2C R/B 93.13 97.35 437 419 0.0012909 0.56
2014-084B 40354 SL-27 R/B 93.47 74.74 469 420 0.0036233 0.54
2015-069A 41038 YAOGAN 29 97.27 98.02 629 626 0.0002273 0.37
2016-012A 41337 ASTRO-H (HITOMI) 96.08 31.01 579 562 0.0012432 0.64
2017-034A 42758 HXMT (HUIYAN) 95.43 43.02 547 532 0.0011044 0.27
2018-054D 43521 CZ-2C R/B 95.29 35.15 589 476 0.0081938 0.70
2018-066A 43600 AEOLUS 90.74 96.72 316 306 0.0007780 0.36
2018-076A 43641 SAOCOM 1A 97.16 97.89 623 622 0.0001377 0.31
2019-011B 44064 CREW DRAGON DEMO-1 DEB 91.66 51.63 357 355 0.0001148 0.63
2020-063B 46390 CZ-2F R/B 91.04 50.20 334 317 0.0012493 0.46
2020-063G 46395 2020-063G 91.19 50.21 340 326 0.0010519 0.64
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