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VRSS-1 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 38782
Int'l Code: 2012-052A
Perigee: 637.3 km
Apogee: 661.4 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   19084.20492298  .00000062  00000-0  16266-4 0  9999
2 38782  97.8175 155.7747 0017181 171.9041 188.2450 14.75918274349770
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC