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SKYNET 5C

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SKYNET 5C is classified as:


NORAD ID: 33055
Int'l Code: 2008-030A
Perigee: 35,777.7 km
Apogee: 35,810.3 km
Inclination: 1.9 °
Period: 1,436.1 minutes
Semi major axis: 42165 km
RCS: 28.2811 m2 (large)
Launch date: June 12, 2008
Source: United Kingdom (UK)
Launch site: FRENCH GUIANA (FRGUI)

Skynet 5C is the third and currently final Skynet 5 military communications satellite, to be used by the British Ministry of Defence (MoD). The satellite carries an X-band communications payload to reach military users throughout a large swath of Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Equipped with 24 super-high-frequency and UHF channels, the satellite will serve as an orbital relay station for secure jam-resistant voice, video and digital communications between commanders and troops deployed around the world.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 33055U 08030A   24176.45108515 -.00000132  00000-0  00000-0 0  9993
2 33055   1.9256  85.3239 0003865  13.4495 318.9061  1.00270783 58705
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC