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SPIRALE A is classified as:

NORAD ID: 33751
Int'l Code: 2009-008C
Perigee: 545.3 km
Apogee: 17,315.4 km
Inclination: 2.1 °
Period: 313.9 minutes
Semi major axis: 15301 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   18050.83971749 -.00000001  00000-0 -41524-5 0  9992
2 33751   2.0649 289.5761 5479930 183.2452 170.5362  4.58677054122221
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC