VELA 1

Launch Details
Launched 16 October 1963
Flight ended
Status Unknown
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 692
COSPAR ID 1963-039C
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Current orbital elements

Inclination 12.429°
Eccentricity 0.54218
RA ascending node 21.082 hr
Argument perihelion 266.865°
Mean anomaly 358.301°
Orbital period 6519.148 min
Epoch of osculation 15 Oct 2021, 12:58

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 46552.7 km
Mean Altitude 109228.0 km
Peak Altitude 171903.3 km

Orbital History

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VELA 2 ERS 12

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32.72°N
117.16°W
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