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TRANSIT 1B, 31 (Decayed)

Orbit data source: Public

TRANSIT 1B, 31 was an American payload satellite that was launched on Wed, 13 Apr 1960 UTC via a Thor Ablestar 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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TRANSIT 1B details
NORAD ID31
COSPAR ID
1960-003B
Orbit
Decayed
Last TLE updateUnknown
Origin
Flag of USARPA/BUWEPS (US)
ManufacturerAPL
BusTransit 1
MotorUnknown
Mass121 kg wet, 121 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1960-04-13 (64 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Thor Ablestar
Launch site
Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross SectionRCS unknown
Predictive object data (real-time)
LatitudeUnknown
LongitudeUnknown
AltitudeUnknown
SpeedUnknown
Apparent Right ascensionUnknown
Apparent DeclinationUnknown
SunlitUnknown
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time04:54:12
AzimuthUnknown
ElevationUnknown
Doppler factorUnknown
Orbital elements
ApogeeUnknown
PerigeeUnknown
Semi-major axisUnknown
EccentricityUnknown
InclinationUnknown
RAANUnknown
Arg. of periapsisUnknown
True anomalyUnknown
Mean anomalyUnknown
Mean motionUnknown
BSTARUnknown
PeriodUnknown
Definitive object data
LatitudeUnknown
LongitudeUnknown
AltitudeUnknown
SpeedUnknown
True Right ascensionUnknown
True DeclinationUnknown
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
No data available

TRANSIT 1B Visibility forecast

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

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