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MIDAS 6 (FTV 1169), 574

Orbit data source: Space-Track

MIDAS 6 (FTV 1169), 574 is a payload satellite owned by USAF SSD (US) that was launched on Thu, 09 May 1963 UTC via an Atlas Agena B 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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MIDAS 6 (FTV 1169) details
NORAD ID574
COSPAR ID
1963-014A
Orbit
Active
Last TLE update13 hours ago
Origin
Flag of USUSAF SSD (US)
ManufacturerLMSC
BusMidas
MotorUnknown
Mass~1,540 kg wet, ~840 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1963-05-09 (61 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Atlas Agena B
Launch site
Air Force Western Test Range (AFWTR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross Section11 m², Large (>1 m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude-66.53477°
Longitude17.67389°
Altitude3,702.214 km
Speed6.279 km/s
Apparent Right ascension13h 22m 25s
Apparent Declination-66° 56' 09"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time22:26:17
Azimuth207.417° SW
Elevation-53.745°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee3,675.002 km
Perigee3,608.906 km
Semi-major axis10,020.091 km
Eccentricity0.0032982
Inclination87.3149°
RAAN264.6979°
Arg. of periapsis119.5276°
True anomaly240.55777°
Mean anomaly240.8873°
Mean motion2.16389 °/min
BSTAR0.0016213
Period166.37 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-22T21:56:53.229Z)
Latitude-0.00002°
Longitude23.90511°
Altitude3,662.484 km
Speed6.296 km/s
True Right ascension17h 38m 47s
True Declination0° 00' 00"
Sunlit
Object was in full shadow at TLE epoch
TLE from 13 hours ago
0 MIDAS 6 (FTV 1169)
1 00574U 63014A   24174.91450497  .00000006  00000-0  16213-2 0  9998
2 00574  87.3149 264.6979 0032982 119.5276 240.8873  8.65274254155138
Epoch: 2024-06-22T21:56Z
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MIDAS 6 (FTV 1169) Visibility forecast

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

MIDAS 6 (FTV 1169) is not visible in the next 10 days
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