VELA 2

Launch Details
Launched 16 October 1963
Flight ended
Status Unknown
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 674
COSPAR ID 1963-039A
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Current orbital elements

Inclination 40.528°
Eccentricity 0.23098
RA ascending node 9.290 hr
Argument perihelion 117.424°
Mean anomaly 0.072°
Orbital period 6485.850 min
Epoch of osculation 03 Oct 2021, 18:58

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 82223.6 km
Mean Altitude 108834.0 km
Peak Altitude 135444.4 km

Orbital History

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ERS 12 VELA 1

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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