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TDS 1 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 40076
Int'l Code: 2014-037H
Perigee: 626.9 km
Apogee: 637.3 km
Inclination: 98.3 °
Period: 97.2 minutes
Semi major axis: 7003 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: July 8, 2014
Source: United Kingdom (UK)
Launch site: TYURATAM MISSILE AND SPACE COMPLEX (TTMTR)

TDS 1 also known as TechDemoSat 1, will measure sea state by measuring radio waves reflected off the ocean surface. Another suite of sensors will monitor conditions around the satellite, such as radiation levels and other particles, for space weather research. The dishwasher-sized TDS 1 satellite carries a compact atmospheric sounding instrument that could lead to lower-cost meteorological and Earth observation missions, and the British craft will be removed from orbit at the end of its three-year mission by a "de-orbit sail" designed to help mitigate risks from space debris.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 40076U 14037H   18017.70248040  .00000012  00000-0  89239-5 0  9993
2 40076  98.3493 142.4788 0007444 100.5435 259.6619 14.81387523190781
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC