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    SKYNET 5C can be found in the following categories:

    NORAD ID: 33055
    Int'l Code: 2008-030A
    Perigee: 35,774.2 km
    Apogee: 35,812.5 km
    Inclination: 0.1 °
    Period: 1,436.1 minutes
    Semi major axis: 42164 km
    Launch date: June 12, 2008
    Source: United Kingdom (UK)
    Comments: Skynet 5C is the third and currently final Skynet 5 military communications satellite, to be used by the British Ministry of Defence (MoD). The satellite carries an X-band communications payload to reach military users throughout a large swath of Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Equipped with 24 super-high-frequency and UHF channels, the satellite will serve as an orbital relay station for secure jam-resistant voice, video and digital communications between commanders and troops deployed around the world.

    Two Line Element Set (TLE):

    1 33055U 08030A   14293.30767679 -.00000147  00000-0  00000+0 0   613
    2 33055 000.0749 357.9947 0004542 214.6466 269.0230 01.00273142 23272
    Source: AFSPC

    NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog entry for SKYNET 5C

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