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    NUSTAR can be found in the following categories:
    Space & Earth Science

    NORAD ID: 38358
    Int'l Code: 2012-031A
    Perigee: 600.4 km
    Apogee: 618.1 km
    Inclination: 6.0 °
    Period: 96.9 minutes
    Semi major axis: 6987 km
    Launch date: June 13, 2012
    Source: United States (US)
    Comments: NuSTAR is a small X-ray telescope, considered the first step in an ambitious low-cost mission to study supermassive black holes believed to be lurking at the cores of galaxies like Earth's Milky Way and to probe the creation of heavy elements in the cataclysmic death throes of massive stars. While X-ray telescopes sensitive to lower energies have been operated with great success, the $180 million Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuStar, is the first space telescope designed to focus higher-energy X-rays like those used for medical imaging and dental X-rays.

    Two Line Element Set (TLE):

    1 38358U 12031A   15117.35703974  .00003310  00000-0  28831-3 0  9999
    2 38358 006.0266 219.1298 0012661 208.7796 151.1634 14.86374361155854
    Source: AFSPC

    NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog entry for NUSTAR

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