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    PLEIADES 1 can be found in the following categories:

    NORAD ID: 38012
    Int'l Code: 2011-076F
    Perigee: 697.1 km
    Apogee: 698.7 km
    Inclination: 98.2 °
    Period: 98.7 minutes
    Semi major axis: 7076 km
    Launch date: December 17, 2011
    Source: France (FR)
    Comments: Led by CNES, the French space agency, Pleiades 1 will collect high-resolution optical imagery for military and civilian users. The Pleiades system is also partially funded by Belgium, Sweden, Spain and Austria. It will complement France's Helios government spy satellites and the Spot series of commercial imaging craft. Designed for a five-year mission, the agile Pleiades satellites each carry a Korsch telescope built by Thales Alenia Space with a primary mirror 2.1 feet (0.6 m) in diameter. Its CCD detectors are 40 times more sensitive to light than those in standard consumer digital cameras, according to CNES.

    Two Line Element Set (TLE):

    1 38012U 11076F   15116.11899844  .00000697  00000-0  15976-3 0  9990
    2 38012 098.1959 191.5491 0001104 092.5672 267.5660 14.58537385178719
    Source: AFSPC

    NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog entry for PLEIADES 1

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