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ALOS 2 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 39766
Int'l Code: 2014-029A
Perigee: 637.0 km
Apogee: 639.2 km
Inclination: 97.9 °
Period: 97.3 minutes
Semi major axis: 7009 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: May 24, 2014
Source: Japan (JPN)
Launch site: TANEGASHIMA SPACE CENTER (TNSTA)

ALOS 2 is designed to last at least five years and it follows Japan's previous land mapping mission, which operated from 2006 to 2011 before suffering a catastrophic power failure. Japan lost the ALOS mission just six weeks after it was tasked with observing damage in the aftermath of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that ravaged the Japanese coastline north of Tokyo, killing thousands and triggering the crisis Fukushima nuclear power plant. The first ALOS satellite carried an optical stereo camera system, a radiometer and an L-band radar, combining the sensors aboard a single spacecraft. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency decided to launch the follow-up ALOS 2 satellite with an enhanced version of the L-band radar carried aboard the first mission. Another spacecraft, named ALOS 3, is set for launch in 2016 with a high-resolution optical imaging payload.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 39766U 14029A   19116.20194091  .00000136  00000-0  25032-4 0  9997
2 39766  97.9188 213.7959 0001570  91.0999 269.0399 14.79472412265856
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC