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ALE-2 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 44824
Int'l Code: 2019-084A
Perigee: 402.4 km
Apogee: 418.7 km
Inclination: 97.0 °
Period: 92.6 minutes
Semi major axis: 6781 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: December 6, 2019
Source: Japan (JPN)
Launch site: Rocket Lab Launch Complex (RLLC)

ALE-2 is the second of two satellites launching this year developed by Astro Live Experiences, a privately-funded Japanese venture that aimed to create artificial "meteor showers" by releasing half-inch (1-centimeter) pellets to re-enter the atmosphere. By early 2020, the 150-pound (68-kilogram) ALE-1 satellite planned to use a drag-inducing mechanism to maneuver to an orbit low enough to ensure the particles safely re-enter the atmosphere, and don’t become space junk. However one of the parts that was supposed to launch the particles is not moving properly and that it cannot get back to its designated position. This means that the launch action cannot initiate, and it is not possible to transition to the release action.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 44824U 19084A   20185.86290037 +.00002065 +00000-0 +32640-4 0  9997
2 44824 096.9798 050.0637 0012059 231.9855 128.0312 15.54560041032691
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC