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SPIRALE B

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SPIRALE B is classified as:


NORAD ID: 33752
Int'l Code: 2009-008D
Perigee: 247.5 km
Apogee: 29,845.2 km
Inclination: 2.1 °
Period: 519.9 minutes
Semi major axis: 21417 km
RCS: 0.5012 m2 (medium)
Launch date: February 12, 2009
Source: France (FR)
Launch site: FRENCH GUIANA (FRGUI)

SPIRALE B is a missile-warning micro-satellite for the French military. The satellite will test a space-based optical early warning system to detect enemy missile launches. The name comes from the French acronym for "Preparatory System for IR Early Warning". Flying in a highly elliptical orbit of 22,300 by 375 miles [35,900 by 600 km], the cube-shaped micro-satellite will take infrared imagery to spot ballistic missiles during their boost phase of flight.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 33752U 09008D   21105.55057123  .00005661  00000-0  98330-3 0  9998
2 33752   2.1430 348.1638 6909732  50.9384 352.3163  2.76983756113102
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC