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SWARM B is classified as:


NORAD ID: 39451
Int'l Code: 2013-067A
Perigee: 507.5 km
Apogee: 510.2 km
Inclination: 87.8 °
Period: 94.7 minutes
Semi major axis: 6879 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: November 22, 2013
Source: European Space Agency (ESA)
Launch site: PLESETSK MISSILE AND SPACE COMPLEX (PKMTR)

SWARM B is one of three European magnetic field research satellites kicking off a four-year mission to catalog the sources behind Earth's shield against radiation and solar storms. Each satellite's deployable appendage carries two magnetometers provided by institutions in France and Denmark, and the booms ensure the sensors are far enough away avoid magnetic interference from the spacecraft. Built by EADS Astrium in Germany, the satellites each weighed about 1,042 pounds (473 kg) at the time of launch, including freon propellant for several months of maneuvers to put the craft in the right locations for the mission. The satellites are carbon copies of each other, and each of the three spacecraft could occupy any position in Swarm's constellation.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 39451U 13067A   18231.53353852  .00000310  00000-0  12253-4 0  9999
2 39451  87.7528 119.9046 0001938 113.8060 246.3388 15.21368275262971
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC