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Current as of 2022 May 28 22:05:26 UTC (Day 148)

Latest TLE 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 TLE Age (days)
1963-047A 694 ATLAS CENTAUR 2 102.60 30.36 1,304 459 0.0582327 0.48
1964-002A 733 THOR AGENA D R/B 100.52 98.99 807 760 0.0033149 0.57
1964-053B 877 SL-3 R/B 98.66 65.08 732 658 0.0052307 0.92
1967-045B 2802 SL-8 R/B 99.73 74.01 793 699 0.0065882 0.55
1968-040B 3230 SL-8 R/B 96.55 74.04 614 574 0.0028697 0.46
1968-110A 3597 OAO 2 99.59 35.00 743 734 0.0006331 0.56
1969-009A 3669 ISIS 1 127.48 88.42 3,449 577 0.1711416 0.49
1970-009A 4327 SERT 2 106.00 99.12 1,046 1,037 0.0006006 0.45
1970-113B 4814 SL-3 R/B 93.49 81.14 460 431 0.0021220 0.51
1971-028B 5118 SL-3 R/B 94.96 81.26 547 486 0.0044546 0.51
1971-089A 5560 ASTEX 1 99.43 92.73 744 718 0.0018365 0.49
1971-119B 5730 SL-8 R/B 102.26 73.89 1,353 379 0.0672129 0.46
1972-023E 6073 COSMOS 482 DESCENT CRAFT 106.53 52.03 1,933 198 0.1165550 0.48
1972-065A 6153 OAO 3 (COPERNICUS) 98.76 35.01 704 695 0.0006475 0.42
1972-065B 6155 ATLAS CENTAUR R/B 97.83 35.00 681 628 0.0037920 0.48
1975-112B 8459 SL-8 R/B 100.21 74.06 780 758 0.0015173 0.57
1977-057B 10114 SL-3 R/B 94.81 97.41 519 499 0.0014534 0.48
1978-064A 10967 SEASAT 1 99.72 107.99 747 743 0.0002811 0.47
1979-005A 11251 METEOR 1-29 93.26 97.73 445 423 0.0015953 0.56
1979-011B 11267 SL-14 R/B 96.70 82.52 612 589 0.0016424 0.49
1979-089B 11574 SL-8 R/B 99.94 74.07 768 743 0.0017108 0.61
1980-005B 11672 SL-14 R/B 96.76 82.51 616 591 0.0018243 0.44
1981-003B 12139 SL-8 R/B 98.50 82.95 1,001 373 0.0444950 0.48
1981-046B 12465 SL-3 R/B 94.99 81.24 541 494 0.0034088 0.48
1981-065A 12585 METEOR PRIRODA 94.48 97.58 502 485 0.0012814 0.49
1981-103B 12904 SL-3 R/B 95.57 81.18 565 528 0.0026514 0.47
1982-013B 13068 SL-3 R/B 95.47 81.20 556 527 0.0020688 0.45
1982-039B 13154 SL-3 R/B 96.03 81.18 596 541 0.0039741 0.47
1982-079B 13403 SL-3 R/B 95.48 81.17 566 517 0.0035253 0.43
1982-092A 13552 COSMOS 1408 93.93 82.57 485 449 0.0026583 0.56
1982-092B 13553 SL-14 R/B 97.01 82.57 630 601 0.0020940 0.48
1983-010B 13819 SL-3 R/B 94.90 81.12 536 492 0.0031666 0.45
1983-037A 14032 COSMOS 1455 94.70 82.51 517 492 0.0018166 0.68
1983-075B 14208 SL-3 R/B 95.20 97.48 555 502 0.0038173 0.49
1983-099A 14372 COSMOS 1500 94.66 82.51 511 494 0.0012651 0.47
1984-013A 14699 COSMOS 1536 95.58 82.53 556 538 0.0013251 0.63
1984-027A 14819 COSMOS 1544 93.99 82.48 478 461 0.0012862 0.67
1984-027B 14820 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.54 630 605 0.0017630 0.68
1984-108B 15354 ERBS 92.02 57.00 381 367 0.0010175 0.50
1985-006B 15483 SL-8 R/B 100.25 74.05 783 757 0.0018618 0.48
1985-009A 15494 COSMOS 1626 94.29 82.48 486 483 0.0002501 0.71
1985-042D 15772 SL-12 R/B(2) 101.31 71.11 845 797 0.0033448 0.58
1985-069B 15945 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.53 631 601 0.0021170 0.64
1985-097B 16182 SL-16 R/B 101.67 71.00 844 832 0.0008727 0.50
1986-006B 16496 SL-14 R/B 97.01 82.52 628 603 0.0018009 0.58
1986-034A 16719 COSMOS 1743 94.91 82.55 523 505 0.0012706 0.46
1986-046B 16792 SL-14 R/B 97.07 82.48 637 601 0.0025627 0.46
1986-055B 16882 SL-14 R/B 97.07 82.52 632 605 0.0018987 0.45
1986-061A 16908 AJISAI (EGS) 115.71 50.01 1,497 1,479 0.0011435 0.42
1987-003A 17295 COSMOS 1812 94.89 82.51 515 511 0.0003084 0.48
1987-024B 17567 SL-14 R/B 97.04 82.53 631 603 0.0020030 0.48
1987-027A 17589 COSMOS 1833 101.92 70.91 867 832 0.0024848 0.46
1987-027B 17590 SL-16 R/B 101.64 71.00 838 834 0.0003153 0.47
1987-038B 17912 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.50 634 604 0.0021272 0.50
1987-041A 17973 COSMOS 1844 101.83 70.90 869 821 0.0033346 0.52
1987-055B 18153 SL-14 R/B 97.07 82.50 632 604 0.0020063 0.55
1987-060A 18187 COSMOS 1867 100.62 65.01 801 775 0.0018498 0.49
1987-088A 18421 COSMOS 1892 94.78 82.50 519 497 0.0015420 0.48
1988-001B 18749 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.52 633 605 0.0020153 0.77
1988-020A 18958 COSMOS 1933 95.71 82.53 559 546 0.0009483 0.51
1988-032B 19046 SL-3 R/B 95.77 97.39 580 531 0.0035526 0.44
1988-039B 19120 SL-16 R/B 101.46 71.01 845 811 0.0024046 0.70
1988-050A 19210 COSMOS 1953 95.54 82.52 553 536 0.0011928 0.44
1988-053B 19257 SL-8 R/B 100.17 74.05 782 751 0.0021561 0.56
1988-093A 19573 COSMOS 1975 95.61 82.52 556 539 0.0012278 0.81
1988-093B 19574 SL-14 R/B 97.07 82.53 632 604 0.0020032 0.41
1988-102B 19650 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.00 851 828 0.0015967 0.46
1989-080A 20261 INTERCOSMOS 24 114.62 82.60 2,376 500 0.1200628 0.62
1989-080C 20262 SL-14 R/B 115.29 82.59 2,439 498 0.1237323 0.44
1989-085B 20303 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 93.81 35.64 516 406 0.0079743 0.53
1989-089B 20323 DELTA 1 R/B 99.41 97.08 782 679 0.0072267 0.47
1990-005H 20443 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.12 98.48 772 757 0.0010902 0.55
1990-008B 20453 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 96.67 35.62 784 414 0.0265186 0.94
1990-010A 20465 COSMOS 2058 96.07 82.49 580 560 0.0014410 0.48
1990-010B 20466 SL-14 R/B 97.20 82.50 639 610 0.0020919 0.57
1990-018B 20511 SL-14 R/B 97.28 82.52 640 617 0.0016233 0.46
1990-037B 20580 HST 95.33 28.47 536 533 0.0002524 0.46
1990-046B 20625 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 855 832 0.0016218 0.43
1990-055A 20663 COSMOS 2084 96.46 62.79 669 509 0.0115402 0.45
1990-055D 20666 SL-6 R/B(2) 96.44 62.78 678 498 0.0128770 0.45
1990-078B 20775 SL-8 R/B 100.03 82.92 1,155 365 0.0553269 0.49
1991-006B 21088 SL-8 R/B 104.56 82.94 990 958 0.0021484 0.56
1991-039A 21397 OKEAN-3 96.41 82.52 598 575 0.0016290 0.53
1991-042A 21422 COSMOS 2151 96.47 82.50 600 579 0.0014680 0.45
1991-042B 21423 SL-14 R/B 97.30 82.50 643 616 0.0019159 0.49
1991-050A 21574 ERS-1 100.15 98.70 789 742 0.0032530 0.48
1991-050F 21610 ARIANE 40 R/B 99.93 98.38 756 754 0.0001953 0.52
1991-086A 21819 INTERCOSMOS 25 119.43 82.58 2,872 439 0.1514456 0.54
1992-008B 21876 SL-8 R/B 104.67 82.93 1,005 953 0.0035487 0.45
1992-020B 21938 SL-8 R/B 104.70 82.93 1,002 959 0.0028785 0.60
1992-076A 22219 COSMOS 2219 101.86 71.06 859 834 0.0017407 0.64
1992-076B 22220 SL-16 R/B 101.66 71.00 846 829 0.0011600 0.42
1992-080A 22236 COSMOS 2221 96.74 82.51 615 590 0.0018005 0.50
1992-093B 22285 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 847 837 0.0006536 0.62
1992-094A 22286 COSMOS 2228 96.73 82.52 615 588 0.0019309 0.59
1993-016B 22566 SL-16 R/B 101.77 71.01 851 833 0.0012638 0.48
1993-024A 22626 COSMOS 2242 96.74 82.52 615 590 0.0017259 0.54
1993-059B 22803 SL-16 R/B 101.63 70.99 848 824 0.0016393 0.56
1993-061H 22830 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.59 98.66 795 778 0.0011632 0.54
1994-023A 23087 COSMOS 2278 101.85 71.05 853 839 0.0010121 0.48
1994-023B 23088 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 847 840 0.0005177 0.76
1994-074B 23343 SL-16 R/B 97.49 97.89 644 633 0.0007505 0.60
1994-077B 23405 SL-16 R/B 101.75 70.98 842 841 0.0000793 0.67
1995-021A 23560 ERS-2 94.33 98.51 487 485 0.0001521 0.55
1995-021B 23561 ARIANE 40+ R/B 100.13 98.62 769 760 0.0005920 0.57
1995-058B 23705 SL-16 R/B 101.75 71.02 849 834 0.0010614 0.45
1996-051B 24298 SL-16 R/B 101.95 70.82 861 841 0.0013919 0.44
1997-037A 24883 ORBVIEW 2 (SEASTAR) 100.44 98.68 781 777 0.0002871 0.45
1998-043G 25400 SL-16 R/B 101.02 98.67 815 799 0.0011022 0.58
1998-045B 25407 SL-16 R/B 101.70 71.01 846 833 0.0008955 0.48
1998-067A 25544 ISS (ZARYA) 92.92 51.64 421 414 0.0005012 0.42
1999-025C 25732 CZ-4B R/B 101.57 98.86 860 806 0.0037015 0.44
1999-039A 25860 OKEAN-O 97.50 98.14 640 638 0.0001907 0.46
1999-039B 25861 SL-16 R/B 97.38 98.18 645 622 0.0016460 0.48
1999-041E 25876 DELTA 2 R/B 102.49 51.77 1,260 493 0.0528966 0.60
1999-064A 25977 HELIOS 1B 97.12 98.32 621 620 0.0001149 0.50
1999-068A 25994 TERRA 98.82 98.14 703 701 0.0001450 0.50
2000-006B 26070 SL-16 R/B 101.73 71.00 851 830 0.0014937 0.68
2000-047B 26474 TITAN 4B R/B 96.21 67.99 613 541 0.0052152 0.47
2002-009A 27386 ENVISAT 100.13 98.18 766 764 0.0001268 0.43
2002-021B 27422 IDEFIX & ARIANE 42P R/B 100.74 98.45 802 786 0.0011148 0.57
2002-022A 27424 AQUA 98.81 98.25 703 701 0.0001073 0.54
2002-024C 27432 CZ-4B R/B 101.83 99.06 881 809 0.0049893 0.48
2002-056A 27597 MIDORI II (ADEOS-II) 100.87 98.61 801 798 0.0002211 0.57
2002-056E 27601 H-2A R/B 100.55 98.18 836 734 0.0071143 0.42
2003-049C 28059 CZ-4B R/B 99.12 98.52 753 680 0.0050945 0.46
2004-012C 28222 CZ-2C R/B 95.21 97.77 561 496 0.0046778 0.50
2004-021B 28353 SL-16 R/B 101.82 71.00 849 840 0.0006152 0.45
2004-035C 28415 CZ-4B R/B 95.49 97.52 578 506 0.0051905 0.45
2004-046B 28480 CZ-2C R/B 100.99 98.06 907 705 0.0140389 0.46
2004-049H 28499 ARIANE 5 R/B 97.27 98.09 693 563 0.0092484 0.67
2005-024B 28738 CZ-2D R/B 95.13 97.35 532 518 0.0009779 0.49
2005-025A 28773 SUZAKU (ASTRO-EII) 94.68 31.38 506 500 0.0003878 0.51
2006-002A 28931 ALOS (DAICHI) 98.42 97.93 684 681 0.0002151 0.52
2006-002B 28932 H-2A R/B 96.42 98.29 648 526 0.0087375 0.44
2006-005A 28939 AKARI (ASTRO-F) 93.17 98.20 478 382 0.0070194 0.81
2006-021A 29228 RESURS-DK 1 95.80 69.93 558 556 0.0001330 0.48
2006-029A 29252 GENESIS 1 94.70 64.52 546 463 0.0060172 0.60
2006-046C 29507 CZ-4B R/B 95.89 97.73 593 530 0.0045550 0.45
2007-010B 31114 CZ-2C R/B 101.45 98.24 870 784 0.0059582 0.53
2007-023A 31598 COSMO-SKYMED 1 97.16 97.89 623 621 0.0001436 0.51
2007-028A 31789 GENESIS 2 94.77 64.49 539 476 0.0045871 0.54
2007-029A 31792 COSMOS 2428 101.94 70.95 854 847 0.0004746 0.48
2007-029B 31793 SL-16 R/B 101.80 70.98 846 842 0.0002764 0.47
2009-003A 33504 KORONAS-FOTON 94.92 82.44 527 502 0.0017801 0.72
2012-025E 38341 H-2A R/B 96.99 98.51 654 575 0.0056012 0.47
2013-055G 39271 CUSAT 2 & FALCON 9 R/B 98.51 80.96 1,065 311 0.0533422 0.44
2013-059B 39364 CZ-2C R/B 94.04 97.16 502 442 0.0043937 0.58
2014-021B 39679 SL-4 R/B 95.45 51.62 654 427 0.0164621 0.76
2014-029A 39766 ALOS-2 97.33 97.92 632 630 0.0001455 0.48
2014-071B 40306 CZ-2C R/B 92.25 97.42 394 376 0.0013683 0.56
2014-084B 40354 SL-27 R/B 93.28 74.74 459 411 0.0035297 0.48
2015-069A 41038 YAOGAN-29 97.24 98.06 628 625 0.0001849 0.52
2016-012A 41337 ASTRO-H (HITOMI) 96.04 31.00 577 560 0.0012267 0.50
2017-034A 42758 HXMT (HUIYAN) 95.34 43.02 540 530 0.0007753 0.41
2018-054D 43521 CZ-2C R/B 95.17 35.15 582 471 0.0080405 0.65
2018-066A 43600 AEOLUS 90.77 96.70 319 305 0.0010499 0.49
2018-076A 43641 SAOCOM 1A 97.16 97.89 624 622 0.0001337 0.50
2020-059A 46265 SAOCOM 1B 97.16 97.89 624 621 0.0001454 0.47
2021-035A 48274 TIANHE 92.29 41.47 388 386 0.0001353 0.45
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