Tracking 17138 objects as of 8-July-2015
HD Live streaming from Space Station

VANGUARD 1

Track VANGUARD 1 now!
10-day predictions
VANGUARD 1 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 5
Int'l Code: 1958-002B
Perigee: 657.3 km
Apogee: 3,842.2 km
Inclination: 34.2 °
Period: 132.8 minutes
Semi major axis: 8620 km
RCS: 0.118 m2 (medium)
Launch date: March 17, 1958
Source: United States (US)

Vanguard 1 was a small earth-orbiting satellite designed to test the launch capabilities of a three-stage launch vehicle and the effects of the environment on a satellite and its systems in Earth orbit. It also was used to obtain geodetic measurements through orbit analysis.
Your satellite tracking list
Your tracking list is empty





NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 00005U 58002B   15187.91000205  .00000376  00000-0  48353-3 0  9991
2 00005 034.2474 035.7198 1847186 139.6162 235.7332 10.84639668  9057

Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC

N2YO: 200