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ISS - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25544
COSPAR ID 1998-067-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog ISS (ZARYA)

Satellite Details

Orbit 413 x 416 km, 51.6°
Category Space station
Country/organisation of origin United States, Russia, ESA, Japan, Canada
Mass 450,000 kg
Dimensions Length 72.8m, width 108.5m
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) -1.3 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)-5.1 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 20 November 1998 06:40
Launch siteBaikonur Cosmodrome,
Kazakhstan
Launch vehicle Proton-K

Description

The International Space Station

Links to further information Wikipedia,
spaceflight.nasa.gov
View from orbit pole
 

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