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COURIER 1B, 58

Orbit data source: Space-Track

COURIER 1B, 58 is a payload satellite owned by SCEL (US) in LEO that was launched on Tue, 04 Oct 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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COURIER 1B details
NORAD ID58
COSPAR ID
1960-013A
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update1 day ago
Origin
Flag of USSCEL (US)
ManufacturerSCEL/PHLP
BusCourier
MotorUnknown
Mass225 kg wet, 225 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1960-10-04 (64 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Thor Ablestar
Launch site
Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross Section1.3 m², Large (>1 m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude26.43694°
Longitude-151.95204°
Altitude1,167.255 km
Speed7.234 km/s
Apparent Right ascension20h 01m 09s
Apparent Declination-4° 02' 50"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time05:48:03
Azimuth311.309° NW
Elevation-43.229°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee1,212.654 km
Perigee966.4 km
Semi-major axis7,467.664 km
Eccentricity0.016488
Inclination28.3263°
RAAN216.4462°
Arg. of periapsis327.7471°
True anomaly32.30754°
Mean anomaly31.3082°
Mean motion3.3633 °/min
BSTAR0.000064256
Period107.04 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-22T13:37:45.657Z)
Latitude-0.00004°
Longitude100.77652°
Altitude979.439 km
Speed7.415 km/s
True Right ascension14h 25m 47s
True Declination0° 00' 00"
Sunlit
Object was in full shadow at TLE epoch
TLE from 1 day ago
0 COURIER 1B
1 00058U 60013A   24174.56788956  .00000127  00000-0  64256-4 0  9992
2 00058  28.3263 216.4462 0164880 327.7471  31.3082 13.46378848136337
Epoch: 2024-06-22T13:37Z
No data available
Other satellites on launch #13 in the year 1960 (1960-10-04 UTC)

COURIER 1B Visibility forecast

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

COURIER 1B is not visible in the next 10 days
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