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SMOS is classified as:


NORAD ID: 36036
Int'l Code: 2009-059A
Perigee: 765.5 km
Apogee: 767.3 km
Inclination: 98.4 °
Period: 100.0 minutes
Semi major axis: 7137 km
RCS: 2.951 m2 (large)
Launch date: November 2, 2009
Source: European Space Agency (ESA)
Launch site: PLESETSK MISSILE AND SPACE COMPLEX (PKMTR)

Smos will investigate the hydrological cycle by measuring changes in soil moisture and ocean salinity. It will do this by observing variations in the natural microwave emission coming up off the planet's surface. The data is expected to have wide uses but should improve weather forecasts and warnings of extreme events, such as floods.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 36036U 09059A   17232.09218999 +.00000059 +00000-0 +32851-4 0  9990
2 36036 098.4456 058.8738 0001250 091.2281 268.9051 14.39759268409677
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC