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VANGUARD 1

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VANGUARD 1 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 5
Int'l Code: 1958-002B
Perigee: 661.1 km
Apogee: 3,837.8 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)
Launch site: AIR FORCE EASTERN TEST RANGE (AFETR)

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.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1     5U 58002B   17114.56613774 +.00000141 +00000-0 +15915-3 0  9993
2     5 034.2495 170.0978 1842549 218.5145 126.8667 10.84703316080372
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC