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GIOVE-A

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NORAD ID: 28922
Int'l Code: 2005-051A
Perigee: 23,294.9 km
Apogee: 23,430.1 km
Inclination: 58.8 °
Period: 850.4 minutes
Semi major axis: 29733 km
RCS: 6.3096 m2 (large)
Launch date: December 28, 2005
Source: European Space Agency (ESA)
Launch site: TYURATAM MISSILE AND SPACE COMPLEX (TTMTR)

GIOVE-A (Galileo In-Orbit Validation Element) is a an European (ESA) navigational satellite. The 600 kg satellite was launched by a Soyuz-Fregat rocket from Baikonur at 05:19 UT on 28 December 2005. It is the first member of a planned fleet of 30 Galileo satellites to operate independent of the American GPS and the Russian GLONASS fleets, though quite compatible with either
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 28922U 05051A   24058.03799295 -.00000078  00000-0  00000-0 0  9993
2 28922  58.8015  15.9848 0022720 136.4723  52.6495  1.69330011112465
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC