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Current as of 2021 May 07 14:07:03 UTC (Day 127)

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 2 102.65 30.36 1,309 459 0.0584787 0.87
1964-002A 733 THOR AGENA D R/B 100.53 98.99 808 759 0.0034082 0.86
1964-053B 877 SL-3 R/B 98.67 65.08 754 636 0.0083445 0.72
1967-045B 2802 SL-8 R/B 99.74 74.01 793 699 0.0065563 0.78
1968-040B 3230 SL-8 R/B 96.59 74.04 617 574 0.0030785 0.82
1968-110A 3597 OAO 2 99.59 35.00 743 736 0.000501 0.53
1969-009A 3669 ISIS 1 127.49 88.44 3,450 576 0.1712453 0.54
1970-009A 4327 SERT 2 106.00 99.15 1,045 1,037 0.0005137 0.72
1970-113B 4814 SL-3 R/B 93.72 81.14 472 441 0.0022545 0.80
1971-028B 5118 SL-3 R/B 95.05 81.25 553 489 0.0046127 0.78
1971-089A 5560 ASTEX 1 99.44 92.71 742 722 0.0013943 0.76
1971-119B 5730 SL-8 R/B 102.47 73.89 1,372 379 0.0684276 0.94
1972-023E 6073 COSMOS 482 DESCENT CRAFT 108.71 52.03 2,135 200 0.1282368 0.56
1972-065A 6153 OAO 3 (COPERNICUS) 98.77 35.01 704 695 0.0006157 0.86
1972-065B 6155 ATLAS CENTAUR R/B 97.85 35.00 682 629 0.0037958 0.50
1973-107B 7004 SL-8 R/B 90.45 73.91 326 267 0.004385 1.25
1975-112B 8459 SL-8 R/B 100.22 74.06 781 757 0.001651 0.79
1977-057B 10114 SL-3 R/B 94.88 97.35 523 502 0.0014773 0.73
1978-064A 10967 SEASAT 1 99.73 108.00 747 744 0.0002487 1.00
1979-005A 11251 METEOR 1-29 93.52 97.68 458 435 0.0016377 0.82
1979-011B 11267 SL-14 R/B 96.71 82.52 613 589 0.0016746 0.55
1979-089B 11574 SL-8 R/B 99.94 74.07 767 745 0.0015424 1.22
1980-005B 11672 SL-14 R/B 96.77 82.52 615 593 0.0015149 0.48
1981-003B 12139 SL-8 R/B 98.73 82.95 1,020 376 0.0455411 0.50
1981-046B 12465 SL-3 R/B 95.05 81.24 544 499 0.0032686 0.78
1981-065A 12585 METEOR PRIRODA 94.60 97.57 510 488 0.0015548 0.74
1981-103B 12904 SL-3 R/B 95.62 81.17 569 528 0.0029654 0.77
1982-013B 13068 SL-3 R/B 95.51 81.21 557 530 0.0019986 0.80
1982-039B 13154 SL-3 R/B 96.07 81.18 598 543 0.0039838 0.75
1982-079B 13403 SL-3 R/B 95.53 81.17 567 522 0.0032602 0.77
1982-092A 13552 COSMOS 1408 94.20 82.56 493 467 0.001905 0.78
1982-092B 13553 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.57 631 600 0.0022275 0.75
1983-010B 13819 SL-3 R/B 94.98 81.11 539 496 0.0030675 0.78
1983-037A 14032 COSMOS 1455 94.81 82.51 522 497 0.0017532 0.62
1983-075B 14208 SL-3 R/B 95.27 97.44 557 506 0.0036752 0.71
1983-099A 14372 COSMOS 1500 94.78 82.52 518 498 0.0014709 0.86
1984-013A 14699 COSMOS 1536 95.63 82.53 557 542 0.0010752 0.46
1984-027A 14819 COSMOS 1544 94.19 82.49 490 469 0.0014856 0.83
1984-027B 14820 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.54 632 604 0.002009 0.71
1984-108B 15354 ERBS 92.75 57.00 414 405 0.0006519 0.49
1985-006B 15483 SL-8 R/B 100.25 74.04 785 756 0.0019722 0.82
1985-009A 15494 COSMOS 1626 94.44 82.48 494 489 0.0003742 0.80
1985-042D 15772 SL-12 R/B(2) 101.32 71.11 847 795 0.003568 1.16
1985-069B 15945 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 629 604 0.001815 0.84
1985-090B 16111 SL-3 R/B 91.61 97.48 360 346 0.0010327 0.56
1985-097B 16182 SL-16 R/B 101.68 71.00 842 834 0.0005502 0.79
1986-006B 16496 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.52 631 602 0.0020709 1.15
1986-034A 16719 COSMOS 1743 94.99 82.55 527 509 0.0013172 0.81
1986-046B 16792 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.48 635 603 0.0022846 0.67
1986-055B 16882 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.52 634 604 0.0021051 0.93
1986-061A 16908 AJISAI (EGS) 115.71 50.01 1,497 1,479 0.0011322 0.70
1987-003A 17295 COSMOS 1812 94.99 82.52 519 517 0.0001837 0.50
1987-024B 17567 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.53 630 604 0.0018751 0.75
1987-027A 17589 COSMOS 1833 101.92 70.92 864 835 0.0019438 0.47
1987-027B 17590 SL-16 R/B 101.64 71.01 841 831 0.0007204 0.76
1987-038B 17912 SL-14 R/B 97.10 82.50 633 606 0.0018934 1.23
1987-041A 17973 COSMOS 1844 101.83 70.90 867 823 0.0030395 1.18
1987-055B 18153 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.50 635 603 0.0023149 0.95
1987-060A 18187 COSMOS 1867 100.62 65.01 802 774 0.0019342 1.15
1987-088A 18421 COSMOS 1892 94.89 82.50 524 502 0.0015541 0.67
1988-001B 18749 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.52 631 607 0.0017659 0.77
1988-020A 18958 COSMOS 1933 95.75 82.53 564 546 0.0012942 1.03
1988-032B 19046 SL-3 R/B 95.81 97.39 584 532 0.0036845 0.74
1988-039B 19120 SL-16 R/B 101.46 71.02 844 812 0.0021775 0.97
1988-050A 19210 COSMOS 1953 95.60 82.52 558 538 0.0014431 0.73
1988-053B 19257 SL-8 R/B 100.17 74.05 781 752 0.0019893 0.48
1988-093A 19573 COSMOS 1975 95.67 82.52 562 541 0.0015116 0.79
1988-093B 19574 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.53 635 603 0.0023031 0.78
1988-102B 19650 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.00 850 829 0.0014643 0.88
1989-080A 20261 INTERCOSMOS 24 114.63 82.60 2,379 498 0.1203329 0.96
1989-080C 20262 SL-14 R/B 115.30 82.60 2,438 499 0.1235545 0.86
1989-085B 20303 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 94.18 35.64 541 416 0.009104 1.19
1989-089B 20323 DELTA 1 R/B 99.42 97.12 781 681 0.0070197 0.79
1990-005H 20443 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.13 98.53 773 756 0.0011678 0.49
1990-008B 20453 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 96.87 35.62 803 415 0.0276989 0.52
1990-010A 20465 COSMOS 2058 96.12 82.49 583 562 0.0015194 0.74
1990-010B 20466 SL-14 R/B 97.20 82.50 639 611 0.0020442 0.58
1990-018B 20511 SL-14 R/B 97.29 82.52 642 616 0.001855 0.71
1990-037B 20580 HST 95.39 28.47 539 536 0.0002569 0.36
1990-046B 20625 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 852 835 0.0011972 0.74
1990-055A 20663 COSMOS 2084 96.50 62.79 635 547 0.0063783 0.47
1990-055D 20666 SL-6 R/B(2) 96.48 62.79 655 525 0.0092996 0.53
1990-078B 20775 SL-8 R/B 100.30 82.92 1,178 368 0.0566636 0.74
1991-006B 21088 SL-8 R/B 104.56 82.95 990 958 0.0021521 0.44
1991-039A 21397 OKEAN-3 96.44 82.52 601 576 0.0018329 0.64
1991-042A 21422 COSMOS 2151 96.50 82.50 600 582 0.0012946 0.59
1991-042B 21423 SL-14 R/B 97.31 82.49 641 619 0.0016075 0.72
1991-050A 21574 ERS-1 100.15 98.64 790 742 0.0033904 0.79
1991-050F 21610 ARIANE 40 R/B 99.93 98.42 758 753 0.0003548 0.93
1991-086A 21819 INTERCOSMOS 25 119.48 82.59 2,875 440 0.1515522 0.74
1992-008B 21876 SL-8 R/B 104.68 82.92 1,005 953 0.0035599 0.70
1992-020B 21938 SL-8 R/B 104.71 82.93 1,002 959 0.0028874 0.82
1992-076A 22219 COSMOS 2219 101.86 71.06 859 834 0.0017321 0.51
1992-076B 22220 SL-16 R/B 101.66 71.00 848 826 0.0015103 0.72
1992-080A 22236 COSMOS 2221 96.77 82.51 615 593 0.0015831 1.19
1992-093B 22285 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 844 840 0.0002712 0.47
1992-094A 22286 COSMOS 2228 96.76 82.52 619 587 0.0022746 0.61
1993-016B 22566 SL-16 R/B 101.77 71.01 849 836 0.0009062 0.78
1993-024A 22626 COSMOS 2242 96.77 82.52 618 589 0.0020569 1.14
1993-059B 22803 SL-16 R/B 101.63 70.99 848 824 0.001649 0.49
1993-061H 22830 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.60 98.72 795 778 0.0012138 0.53
1994-023A 23087 COSMOS 2278 101.85 71.05 854 839 0.0009997 0.80
1994-023B 23088 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 844 842 0.0001317 1.20
1994-074B 23343 SL-16 R/B 97.50 97.95 644 634 0.0006874 0.50
1994-077B 23405 SL-16 R/B 101.75 70.98 844 839 0.0004101 0.75
1995-021A 23560 ERS-2 94.50 98.55 497 491 0.0004189 1.03
1995-021B 23561 ARIANE 40+ R/B 100.14 98.68 770 760 0.0007261 0.86
1995-058B 23705 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 852 831 0.0014586 0.77
1996-051B 24298 SL-16 R/B 101.95 70.83 864 838 0.0018234 0.73
1997-037A 24883 ORBVIEW 2 (SEASTAR) 100.45 98.64 781 778 0.0001725 0.77
1998-043G 25400 SL-16 R/B 101.02 98.64 815 799 0.0010965 0.86
1998-045B 25407 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.01 846 833 0.0008551 0.75
1998-067A 25544 ISS (ZARYA) 92.96 51.64 422 418 0.0002786 0.15
1999-025C 25732 CZ-4B R/B 101.57 98.91 860 806 0.0037459 0.53
1999-039A 25860 OKEAN-O 97.51 98.19 640 639 0.0000822 0.54
1999-039B 25861 SL-16 R/B 97.39 98.21 644 623 0.0015248 0.59
1999-041E 25876 DELTA 2 R/B 102.52 51.76 1,263 493 0.0530772 0.46
1999-064A 25977 HELIOS 1B 97.13 98.31 623 620 0.0002103 0.61
1999-068A 25994 TERRA 98.82 98.18 703 701 0.0001421 0.44
2000-006B 26070 SL-16 R/B 101.73 71.00 853 828 0.001706 1.12
2000-014A 26102 MTI 92.29 97.47 392 381 0.0008489 0.85
2000-047B 26474 TITAN 4B R/B 96.25 67.99 619 538 0.0058133 0.56
2002-009A 27386 ENVISAT 100.14 98.15 766 764 0.0001331 0.69
2002-021B 27422 IDEFIX & ARIANE 42P R/B 100.75 98.40 803 785 0.0012315 0.79
2002-022A 27424 AQUA 98.83 98.21 704 701 0.0002407 0.54
2002-024C 27432 CZ-4B R/B 101.83 99.09 882 809 0.0050146 0.70
2002-056A 27597 MIDORI II (ADEOS-II) 100.88 98.56 802 799 0.0002033 0.79
2002-056E 27601 H-2A R/B 100.56 98.19 837 733 0.0072836 0.70
2003-049C 28059 CZ-4B R/B 99.13 98.49 752 682 0.0049092 0.81
2004-012C 28222 CZ-2C R/B 95.31 97.72 566 501 0.0046869 0.77
2004-021B 28353 SL-16 R/B 101.82 71.00 850 840 0.0006493 0.73
2004-035C 28415 CZ-4B R/B 95.55 97.57 580 510 0.0050435 0.53
2004-046B 28480 CZ-2C R/B 101.00 98.05 908 704 0.0141553 0.58
2004-049H 28499 ARIANE 5 R/B 97.29 98.07 693 565 0.0090902 0.47
2005-024B 28738 CZ-2D R/B 95.21 97.36 538 520 0.0012887 0.64
2005-025A 28773 SUZAKU (ASTRO-EII) 94.84 31.38 514 508 0.0004687 0.52
2006-002A 28931 ALOS (DAICHI) 98.44 97.88 685 683 0.0001898 0.50
2006-002B 28932 H-2A R/B 96.48 98.33 651 529 0.0087842 0.58
2006-005A 28939 AKARI (ASTRO-F) 93.70 98.25 515 397 0.008617 0.90
2006-021A 29228 RESURS-DK 1 95.83 69.94 563 554 0.0006892 0.73
2006-029A 29252 GENESIS 1 94.82 64.52 537 483 0.0039025 0.73
2006-046C 29507 CZ-4B R/B 95.95 97.73 598 531 0.0047765 0.65
2007-010B 31114 CZ-2C R/B 101.45 98.24 871 784 0.0060605 1.00
2007-023A 31598 COSMO-SKYMED 1 97.16 97.89 624 621 0.0001519 0.61
2007-028A 31789 GENESIS 2 94.88 64.51 521 504 0.0012572 0.73
2007-029A 31792 COSMOS 2428 101.96 70.89 859 845 0.0009874 0.70
2007-029B 31793 SL-16 R/B 101.81 70.98 846 843 0.0002261 0.77
2009-003A 33504 KORONAS-FOTON 94.99 82.44 530 506 0.0017644 0.77
2012-025E 38341 H-2A R/B 97.02 98.53 654 578 0.0054099 0.60
2013-055G 39271 CUSAT 2 & FALCON 9 R/B 99.17 80.96 1,124 314 0.057099 0.77
2014-021B 39679 SL-4 R/B 95.56 51.62 664 428 0.0170319 0.73
2014-029A 39766 ALOS-2 97.33 97.92 632 630 0.000155 0.40
2014-071B 40306 CZ-2C R/B 93.02 97.37 434 412 0.0016169 0.78
2014-084B 40354 SL-27 R/B 93.44 74.74 467 419 0.0035223 0.74
2015-069A 41038 YAOGAN 29 97.26 98.04 628 627 0.0000767 0.62
2016-012A 41337 ASTRO-H (HITOMI) 96.07 31.00 579 562 0.0012247 0.53
2017-034A 42758 HXMT (HUIYAN) 95.42 43.02 546 532 0.0010362 0.44
2018-054D 43521 CZ-2C R/B 95.27 35.15 588 476 0.0081026 0.80
2018-066A 43600 AEOLUS 90.76 96.72 316 308 0.0005703 0.41
2018-076A 43641 SAOCOM 1A 97.16 97.89 624 621 0.0001504 0.47
2019-011B 44064 CREW DRAGON DEMO-1 DEB 90.69 51.62 310 307 0.0002818 0.76
2020-059A 46265 SAOCOM 1B 97.16 97.89 624 621 0.0001643 0.44
2020-063B 46390 CZ-2F R/B 90.00 50.20 281 268 0.0009929 1.02
2020-063G 46395 2020-063G 90.81 50.20 321 308 0.0009441 1.03
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