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CALSPHERE 2, 902

Orbit data source: Space-Track

CALSPHERE 2, 902 is a payload satellite owned by NRL (US) in LEO that was launched on Tue, 06 Oct 1964 UTC via a Thor Ablestar 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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CALSPHERE 2 details
NORAD ID902
COSPAR ID
1964-063E
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update11 hours ago
Origin
Flag of USNRL (US)
ManufacturerNRL
BusNRL 14"
MotorUnknown
Mass10 kg wet, 10 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1964-10-06 (60 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Thor Ablestar
Launch site
Air Force Western Test Range (AFWTR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross SectionSmall (<0.1 m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude77.61761°
Longitude-98.0521°
Altitude1,059.993 km
Speed7.336 km/s
Apparent Right ascension02h 44m 46s
Apparent Declination26° 22' 12"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time14:22:06
Azimuth354.463° N
Elevation-23.504°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee1,074.248 km
Perigee1,043.748 km
Semi-major axis7,437.135 km
Eccentricity0.0020505
Inclination90.2166°
RAAN59.7731°
Arg. of periapsis84.4176°
True anomaly304.55134°
Mean anomaly304.7447°
Mean motion3.38403 °/min
BSTAR0.00015338
Period106.38 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-07-22T14:24:05.54Z)
Latitude29.01232°
Longitude-97.19999°
Altitude1,056.935 km
Speed7.33 km/s
True Right ascension03h 58m 36s
True Declination28° 52' 21"
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
TLE from 11 hours ago
0 CALSPHERE 2
1 00902U 64063E   24204.60006413  .00000111  00000-0  15338-3 0  9998
2 00902  90.2166  59.7731 0020505  84.4176 304.7447 13.52806001762359
Epoch: 2024-07-22T14:24Z
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CALSPHERE 2 Visibility forecast

Observer location: 39.9160978°, -105.1181434

CALSPHERE 2 is not visible in the next 10 days
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