FLTSATCOM 8

Launch Details
Launched 24 September 1989
Flight ended
Status Operational
Category Geostationary
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 20253
COSPAR ID 1989-077A
Alternative names USA 46
Observing

Current orbital elements

Inclination 12.901°
Eccentricity 0.00015
RA ascending node 0.084 hr
Argument perihelion 76.027°
Mean anomaly 17.524°
Orbital period 1436.065 min
Epoch of osculation 17 Jan 2022, 17:42

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 35786.7 km
Mean Altitude 35793.1 km
Peak Altitude 35799.5 km

Orbital History

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ATLAS CENTAUR R/B

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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