SORCE

Launch Details
Launched 24 January 2003
Flight ended
Status Operational
Categories Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS)
Space & Earth Science
Launch site Eastern Range Airspace
Owner United States
NORAD ID 27651
COSPAR ID 2003-004A
Alternative names SOLAR RADIATION AND CLIMATE EXPERIMENT
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Current orbital elements

Inclination 39.995°
Eccentricity 0.00227
RA ascending node 16.283 hr
Argument perihelion 162.393°
Mean anomaly 197.765°
Orbital period 96.680 min
Epoch of osculation 01 Dec 2021, 03:44

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 590.9 km
Mean Altitude 606.8 km
Peak Altitude 622.7 km

Orbital History

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PEGASUS R/B

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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