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SOCRATES is classified as:


NORAD ID: 39768
Int'l Code: 2014-029C
Perigee: 619.3 km
Apogee: 627.2 km
Inclination: 97.9 °
Period: 97.0 minutes
Semi major axis: 6994 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: May 24, 2014
Source: Japan (JPN)
Launch site: TANEGASHIMA SPACE CENTER (TNSTA)

SOCRATES (Space Optical Communications Research Advanced Technology Satellite) is a microsatellite developed by NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology), Koganei, Tokyo, Japan. The mission is to demonstrate and validate the operation of SOTA (Small Optical Transponder), a laser communication system in space for microsatellites and eventually in nanosatellites.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 39768U 14029C   18050.56550385 +.00000075 +00000-0 +15363-4 0  9994
2 39768 097.8645 149.1643 0005623 229.2621 130.8117 14.84196811202729
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC