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TDS 1 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 40076
Int'l Code: 2014-037H
Perigee: 627.2 km
Apogee: 636.7 km
Inclination: 98.4 °
Period: 97.2 minutes
Semi major axis: 7002 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: July 8, 2014
Source: United Kingdom (UK)
Launch site: TYURATAM MISSILE AND SPACE COMPLEX (TTMTR)

TDS 1 also known as TechDemoSat 1, will measure sea state by measuring radio waves reflected off the ocean surface. Another suite of sensors will monitor conditions around the satellite, such as radiation levels and other particles, for space weather research. The dishwasher-sized TDS 1 satellite carries a compact atmospheric sounding instrument that could lead to lower-cost meteorological and Earth observation missions, and the British craft will be removed from orbit at the end of its three-year mission by a "de-orbit sail" designed to help mitigate risks from space debris.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 40076U 14037H   18265.38572582 +.00000034 +00000-0 +11825-4 0  9992
2 40076 098.3823 040.9906 0006767 033.6426 326.5213 14.81433943227452
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC