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    SAPPHIRE can be found in the following categories:

    NORAD ID: 39088
    Int'l Code: 2013-009C
    Perigee: 770.9 km
    Apogee: 785.9 km
    Inclination: 98.6 °
    Period: 100.4 minutes
    Semi major axis: 7156 km
    Launch date: February 25, 2013
    Source: Canada (CA)
    Comments: SAPPHIRE is Canada's first operational military satellite, and its optical telescope will track other satellites orbiting Earth at higher altitudes, including objects in geosynchronous orbit. The 326-pound (148-kg) spacecraft was built by Surrey Satellite Technologies Ltd. under the authority of MDA Corp., Sapphire's prime contractor. The Canadian Department of National Defence plans to share Sapphire's tracking data with the U.S. Air Force, which monitors all objects in orbit.

    Two Line Element Set (TLE):

    1 39088U 13009C   15063.11630792 -.00000097  00000-0 -18783-4 0  9994
    2 39088 098.6079 261.1359 0010479 248.6071 111.3936 14.34002116105546
    Source: AFSPC

    NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog entry for SAPPHIRE

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