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SPIRALE A

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SPIRALE A is classified as:


NORAD ID: 33751
Int'l Code: 2009-008C
Perigee: 353.2 km
Apogee: 17,530.4 km
Inclination: 2.0 °
Period: 314.3 minutes
Semi major axis: 15312 km
RCS: 0.631 m2 (medium)
Launch date: February 12, 2009
Source: France (FR)

SPIRALE A is a missile-warning micro-satellite for the French military. The satellite will test a space-based optical early warning system to detect enemy missile launches. The name comes from the French acronym for "Preparatory System for IR Early Warning". Flying in a highly elliptical orbit of 22,300 by 375 miles [35,900 by 600 km], the cube-shaped micro-satellite will take infrared imagery to spot ballistic missiles during their boost phase of flight.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 33751U 09008C   15145.99772701  .00000752  00000-0  36659-3 0  9990
2 33751 001.9933 186.3555 5608774 031.8045 343.7252 04.58163280 76272

Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC

N2YO: 353