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    VANGUARD 1 can be found in the following categories:
    Space & Earth Science

    NORAD ID: 5
    Int'l Code: 1958-002B
    Perigee: 657.3 km
    Apogee: 3,844.9 km
    Inclination: 34.2 °
    Period: 132.8 minutes
    Semi major axis: 8622 km
    Launch date: March 17, 1958
    Source: United States (US)
    Comments: 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.

    Two Line Element Set (TLE):

    1 00005U 58002B   14242.42781498  .00000028  00000-0  24556-4 0  2568
    2 00005 034.2497 271.4959 1848458 183.2227 175.4750 10.84383299975339
    Source: AFSPC

    NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog entry for VANGUARD 1

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