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MTSAT-1R

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MTSAT-1R is classified as:


NORAD ID: 28622
Int'l Code: 2005-006A
Perigee: 36,116.7 km
Apogee: 36,239.3 km
Inclination: 2.7 °
Period: 1,455.8 minutes
Semi major axis: 42549 km
RCS: 20 m2 (large)
Launch date: February 26, 2005
Source: Japan (JPN)
Launch site: TANEGASHIMA SPACE CENTER (TNSTA)

Mtsat-1R is a Japanese geostationary weather satellite that was launched by a H-2A rocket from Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima prefecture at 09:25 UT. The 1.78 tonne, satellite will make continuous observations of Earth's surface and cloud cover. Another package on-board will relay transmissions from mobile telephones. It is expected to replace HIMAWARI 5 after parking over 140 deg-E longitude.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 28622U 05006A   18232.40535420 -.00000187 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9997
2 28622 002.6998 081.1331 0014405 226.7284 168.6787 00.98916478015751
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC