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NORAD ID: 42684
Int'l Code: 2017-021A
Perigee: N/A
Apogee: N/A
Inclination: N/A
Period: N/A
Semi major axis: N/A
Launch date: April 20, 2017
Source: People's Republic of China (PRC)
Launch site: Wenchang Satellite Launch Center (WSC)
Decay date: 2017-09-22

TIANZHOU-1 is a Chinese mission on a mission is to conduct the on-orbit refueling of the Tiangong-2 space station. During this mission, the new vehicle will make three rendezvous attempts with Tiangong-2. Combined operations with the Tiangong-2 / Tianzhou-1 orbital complex will take place over two months. At the end of this period, Tianzhou-1 will separate from Tiangong-2 and will initiate an autonomous orbital mission for three months to carry out experiments and tests during that period of time. At the end of the mission, Tianzhou-1 will make an automatic destructive reentry into Earth’s atmosphere.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 42684U 17021A   17264.10196765  .00025036  00000-0  31524-3 0  9994
2 42684  42.7846 145.1653 0002796 246.0577 114.0462 15.59122908 23989
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC