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GALILEO 18

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GALILEO 18 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 41862
Int'l Code: 2016-069D
Perigee: 23,220.0 km
Apogee: 23,238.9 km
Inclination: 54.6 °
Period: 844.7 minutes
Semi major axis: 29600 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: November 17, 2016
Source: European Space Agency (ESA)
Launch site: FRENCH GUIANA (FRGUI)

GALILEO 18, GALILEO 17, GALILEO 16, and GALILEO 15 joined Europe's Galileo navigation fleet in orbit together, launched by a Ariane 5 rocket. The four satellites, built in Germany with navigation payloads from Britain, arrived in an orbit about 14,200 miles (22,900 kilometers) above Earth around three-and-a-half hours after blastoff from French Guiana. The Galileo network will have 18 satellites once the new additions enter service next year after several months of tests and verifications, but the 14 craft already in space should be enough for the European Commission to offer initial navigation services by the end of the year.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 41862U 16069D   17261.74967289 -.00000033  00000-0  00000+0 0  9998
2 41862  54.5767 189.7473 0003198 265.0651  94.8813  1.70473056  5205
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC