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SWARM A is classified as:


NORAD ID: 39452
Int'l Code: 2013-067B
Perigee: 440.9 km
Apogee: 444.9 km
Inclination: 87.3 °
Period: 93.3 minutes
Semi major axis: 6813 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: November 22, 2013
Source: European Space Agency (ESA)
Launch site: PLESETSK MISSILE AND SPACE COMPLEX (PKMTR)

SWARM A 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 39452U 13067B   18350.96201338 +.00000931 +00000-0 +19729-4 0  9994
2 39452 087.3451 330.6501 0002929 077.5249 282.6335 15.43516166284558
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC