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RELAY 1 (A-15), 503

Orbit data source: Space-Track

RELAY 1 (A-15), 503 is a payload satellite owned by GSFC (US) in HEO that was launched on Thu, 13 Dec 1962 UTC via a Thor Delta B 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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RELAY 1 (A-15) details
NORAD ID503
COSPAR ID
1962-068A
Orbit
HEO
Last TLE update17 hours ago
Origin
Flag of USGSFC (US)
ManufacturerRCA/East Windsor
BusRelay
MotorUnknown
Mass78 kg wet, 78 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1962-12-13 (62 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Thor Delta B
Launch site
Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross SectionMedium (>0.1 m² and <1 m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude-33.80878°
Longitude53.47182°
Altitude4,581.144 km
Speed5.977 km/s
Apparent Right ascension13h 51m 17s
Apparent Declination-42° 16' 55"
Sunlit
Object is in full shadow
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time22:18:34
Azimuth248.651° W
Elevation-50.514°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee7,442.046 km
Perigee1,317.392 km
Semi-major axis10,757.856 km
Eccentricity0.2846596
Inclination47.5087°
RAAN271.9153°
Arg. of periapsis60.303°
True anomaly98.48348°
Mean anomaly65.6282°
Mean motion1.94516 °/min
BSTARUnknown
Period185.08 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-22T17:53:44.805Z)
Latitude15.48792°
Longitude-102.57343°
Altitude3,940.263 km
Speed6.343 km/s
True Right ascension05h 09m 04s
True Declination15° 25' 37"
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
TLE from 17 hours ago
0 RELAY 1 (A-15)
1 00503U 62068A   24174.74565747 -.00000032  00000-0  00000-0 0  9999
2 00503  47.5087 271.9153 2846596  60.3030  65.6282  7.78155612749080
Epoch: 2024-06-22T17:53Z
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Other satellites on launch #68 in the year 1962 (1962-12-13 UTC)

RELAY 1 (A-15) Visibility forecast

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

RELAY 1 (A-15) is not visible in the next 10 days
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