GPS 9

Launch Details
Launched 1 August 2014
Flight ended
Status Operational
Categories Search & Rescue (SARSAT)
GPS Operational
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 40105
COSPAR ID 2014-045A
Alternative names USA 256
NAVSTAR 71
GPS BIIF-7
GPS 2F-7
SVN 68
PRN 09
SLOT F3
Observing

Current orbital elements

Inclination 54.654°
Eccentricity 0.00215
RA ascending node 10.299 hr
Argument perihelion 106.992°
Mean anomaly 253.249°
Orbital period 717.973 min
Epoch of osculation 07 Dec 2021, 06:19

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 20132.1 km
Mean Altitude 20189.3 km
Peak Altitude 20246.4 km

Orbital History

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ATLAS 5 CENTAUR R/B

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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