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TIROS 1, 29

Orbit data source: Space-Track

TIROS 1, 29 is a payload satellite owned by GSFC (US) in LEO that was launched on Fri, 01 Apr 1960 UTC via a Thor Able II launch vehicle from the Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR). 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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TIROS 1 details
NORAD ID29
COSPAR ID
1960-002B
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update1 day ago
Origin
Flag of USGSFC (US)
ManufacturerRCA/East Windsor
BusTiros
MotorUnknown
Mass122 kg wet, 122 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1960-04-01 (64 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Thor Able II
Launch site
Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross Section0.84 m², Medium (>0.1 m² and < 1m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude13.75801°
Longitude-83.45401°
Altitude650.056 km
Speed7.53 km/s
Apparent Right ascension22h 38m 11s
Apparent Declination-26° 41' 19"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time04:39:54
Azimuth249.153° W
Elevation-17.055°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee657.9 km
Perigee625.471 km
Semi-major axis7,019.823 km
Eccentricity0.0023098
Inclination48.3778°
RAAN223.4834°
Arg. of periapsis29.2239°
True anomaly330.86744°
Mean anomaly330.9961°
Mean motion3.69023 °/min
BSTAR0.00012453
Period97.55 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-22T13:10:32.91Z)
Latitude-0.00001°
Longitude114.63553°
Altitude626.864 km
Speed7.554 km/s
True Right ascension14h 53m 56s
True Declination0° 00' 00"
Sunlit
Object was in full shadow at TLE epoch
TLE from 1 day ago
0 TIROS 1
1 00029U 60002B   24174.54899202  .00000667  00000-0  12453-3 0  9993
2 00029  48.3778 223.4834 0023098  29.2239 330.9961 14.76414073434958
Epoch: 2024-06-22T13:10Z
No data available
Other satellites on launch #2 in the year 1960 (1960-04-01 UTC)

TIROS 1 Visibility forecast

Observer location: 39.9160978°, -105.1181434, 0m alt.

TIROS 1 is not visible in the next 10 days
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