GALEX

Launch Details
Launched 27 April 2003
Flight ended
Status Non-operational
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 27783
COSPAR ID 2003-017A
Alternative names GALAXY EVOLUTION EXPLORER
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Current orbital elements

Inclination 28.997°
Eccentricity 0.00037
RA ascending node 8.743 hr
Argument perihelion 179.554°
Mean anomaly 180.505°
Orbital period 98.475 min
Epoch of osculation 17 Oct 2021, 20:45

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 690.3 km
Mean Altitude 692.9 km
Peak Altitude 695.5 km

Orbital History

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PEGASUS R/B

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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