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GRACE-FO 1 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 43476
COSPAR ID 2018-047-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog GRACE-FO 1

Satellite Details

Orbit 482 x 506 km, 89.0°
Category Earth observation
Country/organisation of origin United States, Germany
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)3.0 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 22 May 2018 19:48
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
View from orbit pole
 

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