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NORAD ID: 43066
Int'l Code: 2017-082B
Perigee: 466.1 km
Apogee: 590.5 km
Inclination: 98.3 °
Period: 95.1 minutes
Semi major axis: 6899 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: December 23, 2017
Source: Japan (JPN)

SLATS (Super-Low Altitude Test Satellite) is a small Japanese satellite designed to be a technology demonstration mission that will test the use an ion engine to allow the satellite to operate in a very low orbit without re-entering the atmosphere. The satellite will be renamed Tsubame – meaning Swallow – after deployment.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 43066U 17082B   18019.37792260 -.00000091  00000-0  00000+0 0  9992
2 43066  98.3116  95.4938 0090129  19.4254  48.4102 15.14941201  4105
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC