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VRSS-1 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 38782
Int'l Code: 2012-052A
Perigee: 636.4 km
Apogee: 662.1 km
Inclination: 97.8 °
Period: 97.6 minutes
Semi major axis: 7020 km
RCS: 2.6608 m2 (large)
Launch date: September 29, 2012
Source: Venezuela (VENZ)
Launch site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China (JSC)

VRSS-1 is Venezuela's second satellite built by China, which launched a communications satellite named Venesat 1 in 2008. The satellite was built by China Academy of Space Technology, and the launch was arranged by China Great Wall Industry Corp., the state-owned firm responsible commercial Long March rocket missions. The satellite was named after Francisco de Miranda, a Venezuelan revolutionary hero. The Miranda satellite will assess Venezuela's soil and water resources, collect images to help urban planners, monitor illegal mining and drug activities, and strengthen national defense.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 38782U 12052A   19323.85907305 +.00000074 +00000-0 +17905-4 0  9990
2 38782 097.7931 027.2788 0018328 119.8578 240.4442 14.75961209385124
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC