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STS-1 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1 12399U 81034  A 81104.42585921  .00095709 +31152-5 +15153-3 0 00154
2 12399 040.3358 249.3707 0009190 248.0645 111.7494 16.02948953000317
Epoch (UTC): 14 April 1981 10:13:14
Eccentricity: 0.0009190
inclination: 40.3358°
perigee height: 260 km
apogee height: 272 km
right ascension of ascending node: 249.3707°
argument of perigee: 248.0645°
revolutions per day: 16.02948953
mean anomaly at epoch: 111.7494°
orbit number at epoch: 31

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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