Tracking 18980 objects as of 23-Feb-2018
HD Live streaming from Space Station
objects crossing your sky now

SKYNET 5C

Track SKYNET 5C now!
SKYNET 5C is classified as:


NORAD ID: 33055
Int'l Code: 2008-030A
Perigee: 35,779.5 km
Apogee: 35,808.3 km
Inclination: 0.1 °
Period: 1,436.1 minutes
Semi major axis: 42164 km
RCS: 28.2811 m2 (large)
Launch date: June 12, 2008
Source: United Kingdom (UK)
Launch site: FRENCH GUIANA (FRGUI)

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.
aabbcc
Your satellite tracking list
Your tracking list is empty




NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 33055U 08030A   18053.27142236 -.00000148 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9995
2 33055 000.0621 006.4446 0003409 326.4085 259.1256 01.00271216035508
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC