DMSP 5D-3 F16

Launch Details
Launched 17 October 2003
Flight ended
Status Backup/Standby
Category Weather
Launch site Air Force Western Test Range, California, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 28054
COSPAR ID 2003-048A
Alternative names USA 172
Observing

Current orbital elements

Inclination 98.894°
Eccentricity 0.00066
RA ascending node 0.148 hr
Argument perihelion 282.600°
Mean anomaly 185.435°
Orbital period 101.862 min
Epoch of osculation 22 Jan 2020, 12:31

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 849.2 km
Mean Altitude 854.0 km
Peak Altitude 858.7 km

Orbital History

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Fairfield

Latitude:
Longitude:
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41.14°N
73.26°W
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