SMOS

Launch Details
Launched 1 November 2009
Flight ended
Status Operational
Category Earth Resources
Launch site Plesetsk Missile and Space Complex, Russia
Owner European Space Agency
NORAD ID 36036
COSPAR ID 2009-059A
Alternative names SOIL MOISTURE AND OCEAN SALINITY
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Current orbital elements

Inclination 98.443°
Eccentricity 0.00011
RA ascending node 8.069 hr
Argument perihelion 79.178°
Mean anomaly 280.953°
Orbital period 100.017 min
Epoch of osculation 22 Oct 2021, 01:49

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 765.6 km
Mean Altitude 766.4 km
Peak Altitude 767.2 km

Orbital History

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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