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USA 141 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 25615
Int'l Code: 1998-055C
Perigee: 742.7 km
Apogee: 755.5 km
Inclination: 85.0 °
Period: 99.7 minutes
Semi major axis: 7120 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: October 3, 1998
Source: United States (US)
Launch site: AIR FORCE WESTERN TEST RANGE (AFWTR)

The Advanced Tether Experiment (ATEx, USA 141) was designed to extend the knowledge of control and survivability of tethered space systems. Experiments in active control were to study deployment dynamics via a constant-speed motor and utilization of both in-plane and cross-plane thrusters to excite and arrest librations. Additionally, ATEx was to investigate the survivability of long-life tether materials.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 25615U 98055C   18222.89594976 0.00000060  00000-0  17209-4 0    00
2 25615  84.9861 265.8889 0009000 212.2185 147.7813 14.45021266    05
Source of the keplerian elements: McCants