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GGSE 2, 1244

Orbit data source: Space-Track

GGSE 2, 1244 is an American payload satellite in LEO that was launched on Tue, 09 Mar 1965 UTC via a Thor SLV-2 Agena D launch vehicle from the Air Force Western Test Range (AFWTR). Payloads include a variety of satellites, spacecraft, and rockets equipped with specific instruments for various scientific and technological missions. These include communications satellites like Starlink; space stations such as the ISS; scientific satellites like the Hubble; Earth observation satellites from companies like Planet Labs, Umbra, and HawkEye 360; GPS; miniature CubeSats for education and research; and military/defense satellites.

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GGSE 2 details
NORAD ID1244
COSPAR ID
1965-016B
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update14 hours ago
Origin
Flag of USNRO/NRL (US)
ManufacturerNRL
BusNRL 24"
MotorUnknown
Mass55 kg wet, 55 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1965-03-09 (59 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Thor SLV-2 Agena D
Launch site
Air Force Western Test Range (AFWTR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross Section0.48 m², Medium (>0.1 m² and < 1m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude40.84214°
Longitude-96.41838°
Altitude927.187 km
Speed7.385 km/s
Apparent Right ascension02h 38m 33s
Apparent Declination3° 52' 10"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time15:38:05
Azimuth20.92° NNE
Elevation-44.127°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee923.152 km
Perigee888.804 km
Semi-major axis7,284.115 km
Eccentricity0.0023577
Inclination70.077°
RAAN225.9322°
Arg. of periapsis281.3492°
True anomaly78.7614°
Mean anomaly78.4965°
Mean motion3.49123 °/min
BSTAR0.0001291
Period103.12 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-07-22T12:08:41.722Z)
Latitude-0.00003°
Longitude103.02052°
Altitude906.873 km
Speed7.401 km/s
True Right ascension15h 03m 43s
True Declination0° 00' 00"
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
TLE from 14 hours ago
0 GGSE 2
1 01244U 65016B   24204.50603845  .00000125  00000-0  12910-3 0  9996
2 01244  70.0770 225.9322 0023577 281.3492  78.4965 13.95924380 21109
Epoch: 2024-07-22T12:08Z
No data available

GGSE 2 Visibility forecast

Observer location: 39.9160978°, -105.1181434

GGSE 2 is not visible in the next 10 days
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