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ICON is classified as:


NORAD ID: 44628
Int'l Code: 2019-068A
Perigee: 566.1 km
Apogee: 589.0 km
Inclination: 27.0 °
Period: 96.1 minutes
Semi major axis: 6948 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: October 11, 2019
Source: United States (US)
Launch site: Pegasus launched from Eastern Range Air Space (ERAS)

ICON (Ionospheric Connection Explorer) is a satellite designed to investigate changes in the ionosphere of Earth, the dynamic region high in our atmosphere where terrestrial weather from below meets space weather from above. ICON studies the interaction between Earth's weather systems and space weather driven by the Sun, and how this interaction drives turbulence in the upper atmosphere. It is hoped that a better understanding of this dynamic will mitigate its effects on communications, GPS signals, and technology in general. ICON is part of NASA's Explorer program and is operated by University of California, Berkeley's Space Sciences Laboratory.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 44628U 19068A   24170.42362071  .00002963  00000-0  22156-3 0  9996
2 44628  26.9850 185.0116 0016414  68.0169 292.2133 14.98863202256259
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC