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SWARM B is classified as:


NORAD ID: 39451
Int'l Code: 2013-067A
Perigee: 505.7 km
Apogee: 508.0 km
Inclination: 87.8 °
Period: 94.6 minutes
Semi major axis: 6877 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   21165.90076722  .00000368  00000-0  14547-4 0  9999
2 39451  87.7550 171.4245 0001615  87.5188 272.6242 15.22035046405035
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC