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NORAD ID: 43034
Int'l Code: 2017-077A
Perigee: 494.6 km
Apogee: 511.3 km
Inclination: 97.4 °
Period: 94.5 minutes
Semi major axis: 6873 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: December 3, 2017
Source: People's Republic of China (PRC)
Launch site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China (JSC)

LKW-1 (Ludikancha Weixing 1) is a very high-resolution Earth imaging satellite that will fly for the official purpose of "remote sensing exploration of land resources". However, as often seen with China’s space efforts, military spacecraft are often flown under the cover of civilian Earth observation and environmental monitoring missions. LKW-1 appears to be tied to the Yaogan reconnaissance satellite fleet through similar orbital parameters as electro-optical imaging satellites flown as part of the constellation.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 43034U 17077A   18203.51501223  .00000642  00000-0  29985-4 0  9998
2 43034  97.4387 279.3715 0012134 164.9893 253.1914 15.23323422 35223
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC