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SOCRATES is classified as:


NORAD ID: 39768
Int'l Code: 2014-029C
Perigee: 617.9 km
Apogee: 628.0 km
Inclination: 97.9 °
Period: 97.0 minutes
Semi major axis: 6993 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: May 24, 2014
Source: Japan (JPN)
Launch site: TANEGASHIMA SPACE CENTER (TNSTA)

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SOCRATES (Space Optical Communications Research Advanced Technology Satellite) is a microsatellite developed by NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology), Koganei, Tokyo, Japan. The mission is to demonstrate and validate the operation of SOTA (Small Optical Transponder), a laser communication system in space for microsatellites and eventually in nanosatellites.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 39768U 14029C   18352.24918370  .00000131  00000-0  22021-4 0  9998
2 39768  97.8651  86.6908 0007195 340.4742  19.6227 14.84299313247479
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC