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DMSP 5D-3 F19 (USA 249)

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DMSP 5D-3 F19 (USA 249) is classified as:


NORAD ID: 39630
Int'l Code: 2014-015A
Perigee: 846.5 km
Apogee: 859.8 km
Inclination: 98.8 °
Period: 101.8 minutes
Semi major axis: 7224 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: April 3, 2014
Source: United States (US)
Launch site: AIR FORCE WESTERN TEST RANGE (AFWTR)

DMSP 5D-3 F19 (USA 249) is a global weather observatory for the U.S. armed forces. The craft carries a sophisticated suite of weather instruments to observe virtually the entire planet twice daily. Data from DMSP satellites is used to create global weather forecasts that military commanders and strategic planners rely upon. The satellites can track weather systems by visible and infrared cloud-cover imagery, day and night, plus monitor ice and snow coverage, pollution and fires. The primary sensor, one of seven aboard, is the Operational Linescan Sensor, which collects visible and infrared cloud pictures in 1,800-mile [2,897-km] swaths covering the globe. The microwave sounder provides storm intensity measurements.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 39630U 14015A   19175.77972018 -.00000005 +00000-0 +20469-4 0  9997
2 39630 098.7612 188.7316 0009237 275.8161 084.1958 14.13920057269645
Source of the keplerian elements: McCants