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WGS 9 (USA 275)

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NORAD ID: 42075
Int'l Code: 2017-016A
Perigee: 31,627.9 km
Apogee: 39,960.6 km
Inclination: 0.0 °
Period: 1,436.1 minutes
Semi major axis: 42165 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: March 19, 2017
Source: United States (US)
Launch site: AIR FORCE EASTERN TEST RANGE (AFETR)

WGS-9, which was purchased for the Air Force by a group of other nations in exchange for access to the WGS system, will join the eight satellites already in orbit which launched between 2007 and 2016. Built by Boeing, WGS satellites are based on the BSS-702 platform and designed for fourteen years of service. Each spacecraft is equipped with an Aerojet Rocketdyne R-4D-15 High Performance Apogee Thruster (HiPAT) to perform insertion into geosynchronous orbit and four Xenon-Ion Propulsion System (XIPS-25) thrusters for stationkeeping. The WGS-9 satellite carries X and Ka-band transponders. The satellite will use a phased array antenna to provide eight jam-resistant X-band beams, while ten individual antennae will provide Ka-band beams. An additional X-band payload will be used to provide Earth coverage. The satellite can support 8.088 gigahertz of bandwidth, with an expected downlink speed of up to 11 Gbps.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 42075U 17016A   17143.35429398 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    05
2 42075   0.0410 246.9370 0988090 317.1390  48.7383  1.00270000    07
Source of the keplerian elements: McCants